Counter

  • Site Counter: 948,289
  • Visitors:
  • Today: 47
    This year: 5475

National Research Council Italy-Inst. of Biometeorology

Short name
CNR-IBIMET
Web
http://server.ss.ibimet.cnr.it/

Country
Italy
Role
IBIMET role will be focused in fuel management, fire behavior evaluation and fire fighting optimization. IBIMET is Leader of WP3.1, where gaps and difficulties in the fire fighting operational procedures will be investigated, to identify possible adjustments to face toward climate change and extreme conditions. In the others WPs IBIMET contribution will be finalized to support the investigation on fuel characteristics evolution (WP1.1/WP2.2) and fire behaviors changes (WP1.2/WP2.3), related also to landscape modifications. Moreover IBIMET will manage test sites in North Mediterranean forestry ecosystems.
Work packages
Members
Experience
IBIMET has been involved as coordinator and/or Principal Partner in several projects related to natural resources management and forest fires prevention, management and restoration: E.U.-PRIMAVERA (FP5), E.U. - ISOLE (FP5) - E.U. - FORFAIT (FP5) - E.U. – SPREAD (FP5), E.U. - FIRELAB (FP6) - E.U. - VULCAN (FP6) - E.U. - INCREASE (FP7) - ITALSCAR ESA-ESRIN GMES – RISKEOS ESA-ESRIN - D.S.S. for forest fire risk evaluation .
Brief description of the legal entity
The IBIMET, established in 1980, at present counts about 160 people staff. Activities in environment and territory resources monitoring and management concern research, technology applications and training, focused on the studies of innovative methods (remote sensing, environmental modeling, climatic measurements) for data collection, dbase organizations and different ecosystem’s aspects investigations at different time and spatial scales.

News

Mon, 2014-01-20 10:26

Universidad de Córdoba (Spain) - 15th-17th January 2014

Communications' abtracts (in Spanish):...

Mon, 2013-12-02 13:03
Mon, 2013-09-23 14:17

SECOND CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Research Areas 2 and 5

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) is issuing a...