LPEM

Laboratory for processes in the marine ecosystem

Mechanisms of long-term changes in the ecosystem of the northern Adriatic, which is reflected in its trophic status, frequency and intensity of natural phenomena such as marked hypoxia, emergence of the "mucous macroaggregates" and similar natural phenomena of unusual intensity.

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Mechanisms of long-term changes in the ecosystem of the northern Adriatic, which is reflected in its trophic status, frequency and intensity of natural phenomena such as marked hypoxia, emergence of the "mucous macroaggregates" and similar natural phenomena of unusual intensity.

The processes of formation and flow of organic matter in the first links of the trophic chain; microphytoplankton and the microbial loop, especially in the areas of horizontal and vertical gradients.

Evaluate the relative importance of global climatic and oceanographic conditions and / or anthropogenic influences on changes in the ecosystem of the northern Adriatic.

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BALlast Water MAnagement System For Adriatic Sea Protection – BALMAS

Glavni istraživač / voditelj: Romina Kraus

The IPA Adriatic Cross-border Programme aims at strengthening the cooperation and sustainable development of the Adriatic region, through the realisation of the initiatives referring to three priority axes: economic, social and institutional cooperation.

The general BALMAS objective is to establish a common cross-border system linking all Adriatic research, experts and national responsible authorities to avoid the unwanted risks to the environment and humans from the feasible impacts of HAOP (Harmful Aquatic Organisms and Patogens) through the potential transfer by Ballast Waters (BW) and sediments. An early warning system (EWS) about the presence of HAOP in ports, as well as a decision support system (DSS) for faster and effective decision making on BWM to responsible authorities will be developed. By developing a joint Adriatic BWM DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM (DSS), BWM Plan and Strategy, BALMAS will ensure uniform BWM requirements to ease shipping and at the same time to maximize environmental and economical protection of all sea users.

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Ecological response of northern Adriatic to climatic changes and anthropogenic impact - EcoRENA

Glavni istraživač / voditelj: Nastenjka Supić

U projektu će se istraživatirazličiti procesi i pojave: zakiseljavanje, stupanj bioprodukcije uključno sa sastavom i brojnosti planktonskih zajednica, smanjenje kisika u pridnenom sloju, čimbenici koji mogu utjecati na povećanje riblje populacije, te pojave koje se tijekom istraživanja mogu, ali i ne moraju zbiti, kao što su sluzave nakupine ili dolazak alohtonih vrsta

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WICOS

Implementation of the Water Quality Monitoring in Western Istrian Coastal Sea (Northern Adriatic) WICOS

Glavni istraživač / voditelj: Tamara Đakovac

WICOS (Implementation of the water quality monitoring in the Western Istrian COastal Sea) is an Adriatic New Neighbourhood Programme-INTERREG/CARDS-PHARE Project

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The mechanism of long-term changes in the ecosystem of the northern Adriatic

The mechanism of long-term changes in the ecosystem of the northern Adriatic

Glavni istraživač / voditelj: Robert Precali

In the framework of the project, historical data series that characterise the marine ecosystem will be analysed in addition to acquisitions and elaborations of data relevant for the explanation of processes related to unusual phenomena in the Adriatic Sea.

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