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Oil Spill: advanced research in support to disaster prevention

Starting from the second half of February, a large amount of tar landed on Israeli beaches as a consequence of…

Low carbon transport at sea: ferries voyage optimization in the Adriatic

What CO2 savings are potentially attainable through path optimization? How much can ferries’ carbon intensity be decreased? What is the…

Reconstructing the past of the Ocean

New scientific products, an increased model resolution, and novel parameterization schemes: new Mediterranean and Black Seas reanalyses have been produced…

Investigating the carbon intensity of ferries

Ferry emissions are over-proportional with respect to the number of these ships. Half of the European ferry emissions stem from…

CMCC Seasonal Prediction System: the new forecast maps are available

The new seasonal forecast maps developed by the CMCC Foundation Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC) are now available on…

Modelling potential oil spill of the stranded oil tanker in Venezuela

The FSO Nabarima, a huge oil tanker containing approximately 1.3 million barrels of crude oil, is at risk of causing…

Research Projects


  • SHYFEM - Shallow water HYdrodynamic Finite Element Model

    SHYFEM - Shallow water HYdrodynamic Finite Element Model is a package that…

    Cities & Coasts, Future Earth, Ocean.

  • Medslik-II

    The oil spill model code MEDSLIK-II, based on its precursor oil spill model…

    Cities & Coasts, Energy, Future Earth, Ocean.

  • SANIFS - Southern Adriatic Northern Ionian coastal Forecasting System

    CMCC-OPA division has been developing and maintaining the Southern Adriatic Northern Ionian…

    Cities & Coasts, Future Earth, Ocean.

  • CMCC-ESM - Earth System Model

    The Earth System Modeling Unit at ODA division is devoted to the…

    Future Earth, Ocean.

  • LIM

    LIM is a numerical model of sea ice designed for climate studies…

    Future Earth, Ocean.

  • Publications

    Preliminary Inter-comparison of AIS Data and Optimal Ship Tracks

    OPA - Ocean Predictions and Applications.

    Cities & Coasts, Jobs & Growth, Ocean.

    Reduced Extremes of Sub-daily Temperature Swings during the Boreal Summer in the Northern Hemisphere

    CSP - Climate Simulation and Prediction Division.

    Future Earth, Ocean, Water, Food and Land Use.

    VISIR-1.b: ocean surface gravity waves and currents for energy-efficient navigation

    OPA - Ocean Predictions and Applications.

    Cities & Coasts, Energy, Jobs & Growth, Ocean.

    Using canonical correlation analysis to produce dynamically based and highly efficient statistical observation operators

    ODA - Ocean modeling and Data Assimilation, OPA - Ocean Predictions and Applications.

    Future Earth, Ocean.

    Assessment of Climate Change Impacts in the North Adriatic Coastal Area. Part II: Consequences for Coastal Erosion Impacts at the Regional Scale

    Cities & Coasts, Ocean, Water, Food and Land Use.

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