Assessing marine litter in the Mediterranean

A new report recently published in the framework of the AMARE project provides new guidelines to monitor and assess the distribution and abundance of marine litter in the Mediterranean marine protected areas. Among the CMCC researchers involved, Svitlana Liubartseva, Giovanni Coppini and Rita Lecci from OPA Division […]

DESARC-MARESANUS project launched: cutting-edge technologies for negative emissions

A pioneering project to remove CO2 from the atmosphere and address ocean acidification, with a focus on the Mediterranean Sea. Among the researchers involved in the study CMCC researchers of the Ocean modeling and Data Assimilation Division lead by Dr. Simona Masina […]

Seventh MONGOOS annual assembly: major outcomes and future perspective for operational oceanography in the Mediterranean

On December 5-6, 2018, the Mediterranean Operational Network for the Global Ocean Observing System met in Genoa for its annual meeting to make a point and plan future activities and collaboration. The CMCC Foundation presented its major services and applications for coastal harbour downscaling in the Apulia Region, for oil spill response operations and for the identification of marine litter sources in the Mediterranean Sea […]

Corsica oil spill in October 2018: the CMCC delivered 5 pollution forecast bulletins

After the incident off the coast of Corsica, the CMCC scientific division OPA – Ocean Predictions and Applications started to collaborate with REMPEC while delivering some forecasting bulletins to trace oil movement […]

Marine litter in the Mediterranean: a snapshot of the CMCC research

What are the main trajectories of plastics at sea? Where do plastics come from, and where do they accumulate? A research realized in the framework of AMAre project and lead by CMCC researcher Svitlana Liubartseva identified the transport and fate of plastic marine debris in the Mediterranean Sea with the aim to find solutions to this key issue […]

Blue Growth: science, society and innovation. A focus on the Mediterranean and Black Sea

Find out more about the European long term strategy to support sustainable growth in the marine and maritime sectors as a whole to foster tourism, navigation and maritime transport, off-shore activities, marine environment and coastal spatial planning and protection. Giovanni Coppini, CMCC OPA Division Director, presents several examples of Blue Growth related services developed in the framework of the CMCC Ocean Lab activities […]

Lecce, its sea and coastal erosion: citizens’ voice and ideas

Solutions to address coastal erosion and the relationship between Lecce and its sea. This is the goal of Climathon, a 24-hour event to be held on October 27-28, 2017. How to apply? Application deadline for participants: October 15, 2017 […]

International Conference on Microplastic Pollution in the Mediterranean Sea

An event focused on microplastics, one of the most actual and dangerous source of marine pollution, to share current knowledge, identify issues and propose solutions and actions to face and mitigate this environmental threat. CMCC President Antonio Navarra is a member of the International Advisory Board and will give a speech at the conference as invited speaker. On September 26-29, 2017, in Capri (NA), Italy […]