ISPRA
National Institute for Environmental Protection and Research
EMODNET Chemistry 2
Kick-off meeting
Trieste (Italy), 3-5 June 2013
Anna Maria Cicero
ISPRA
ISPRA is a National public body, subject to the vigilance of the
Ministry of the Environment, Territory and Sea
Merging of three former institutions:
• Agency for Environmental Protection and Technical
Services (APAT)
• Central Institute for Marine Research (ICRAM)
• National Institute for Wildlife (INFS)
Coordinates the Federal Council of the Italian Regional
Environmental Agencies
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ISPRA and Marine Policy
Provides support to the Ministry of the Environment on:
• Controlling the quality of the marine environment
• Provides assistance to regional agencies for protection of the sea
against pollution
In the framework of the C.I.S of the Water Framework Directive:
1. Coordinator of the Geographical Mediterranean Intercalibration
Group (Med GIG) for Coastal (CW) and Transitional (TW) Waters
In the framework of the Mediterranean Action Plan of the United
Nations Environment Programme (UNEP-MAP):
1.
National Focal Point for Mediterranean Pollution Assessment and
Control Programme (MED POL) (Land Based Sources Protocol)
2.
National Focal Point for Specially Protected Areas in the
(Specially Protected Areas Protocol)
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ISPRA and MSFD
Production of Report Marine Strategy Framework Directive
on Initial Assessment, definition of Good Environmental
Status and determination of Environmental Targets for MS
Italy
MS representatives for Italy in C. I.S. Working Groups:
• DIKE: on Data Information Knowledge and Exchange
(Giordano Giorgi)
• GES: on Good Environmental Status
• ESA: on Socio-economic analysis
Contribution to JRC Program Monitoring Guidelines
to be developed by end of 2013
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ISPRA and EMODNET
Data provider for nutrients and contaminants from the
following Italian monitoring network:
• Regional EIONET-SOE managed by Regional
Environmental Protection Agencies
• Research network (CNR, CoNiSMa) for Descriptor
D5 (Eutrophication) and D8 (Contaminants) for MSFD
Coordinator of WP3 on QA/QC validation and MSFD Interaction
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DESCRIPTOR D5 - EUTROPHICATION
Western Mediterranean Sea; Ionian Sea and the Central Mediterranean Sea; Adriatic
Sea
MATRIX
Water
Column
PARAMETER_GROUP
PARAMETERS
TEMPORAL_ COVERAGE
Dissolved Gases
Dissolved Oxygen - [mg/L], [% sat.]
2001-2011
Organic Matter
Chlorophyll a pigment concentrations [µg/L ] 2001-2011
Fertilisers and other Nitrogen and
Phosphorus rich substances
PO4-P, NO3-N, NO2-N, NH4-N, C, TN, TP,
Si_SiO4 - [µmol/L], [µg/L]
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2001-2011
DESCRIPTOR D8 - CONTAMINANTS
Western Mediterranean Sea; Ionian Sea and the Central Mediterranean Sea;
Adriatic Sea
MATRIX
PARAMETER_GROUP
PARAMETERS
TEMPORAL_
COVERAGE
As, Cr total, Ni, Pb, Cd, Hg, Zn, Al, Cu, Fe, V [mg/kg] dw
Heavy Metals
2001-2011
PAH - [mg/kg] dw
Halogenated Organic Compounds - [mg/kg]
dw
Biota,
Sediments
Pesticides - [mg/kg] dw
Organotin Compounds - [mg/kg] dw
Synthetic Compounds
2001-2011
Hydrocarbon
Mineral Oils
Radionuclides
137_Cesium - [mBq/L]
Water
2001-2011
2001-2011
Sediments
Radionuclides
137_Cesium - [Bq/Kg] dw
2001-2011
Radionuclides
137_Cesium - [Bq/Kg] dw
210_Polonium -[Bq/Kg] dw
2001-2011
Biota
Roma, 24 febbraio 2011
ACQUISITION and MANAGEMENT DATA
The acquisition data for the MSFD Directive by the External Institutions to ISPRA is
carried out through the application of defined rules, by Standard Formats that are
processed in accordance with the SEADATANET standards.
The management data is achieved through the storage in a centralized database in
order to be able to use the data in integrated mode for the scientific elaboration,
control and representation.
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Thank you for your attention!