RISK-Advanced Weather forecasting system to Advice on Risk Events and management


Funding EU programme: InterReg III B – CADSES
Period: 2004-2006 (36 months)
Partners: Leader, Regional Enviromental Agency in Emilia-Romagna Hydrometeorological Service, Italy; University of L’Aquila CETEMPS, Italy; Regione Marche, Civil Protection and local Security, Italy; ARPA Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy; Regione Emilia Romagna – Servizio Geologico, sismico e dei suoli, Italy; ISAC-CNR, Italy; IRPI-CNR, Research Institute for Geo-Hydrological Protection, National Research Council, Italy; Dipartimento di Protezione Civile, Italy; Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt Institut für Physik der Atmosphäre, Germany; Joanneum Research GmbH Institute of APPlied Systems Technology, Austria;  Universität Wien Institut für Meteorologie und Geophysik, Austria; Institute of Meteorology and Water Management, Poland; Meteorological and Hydrological Service, Hungary.

Description: The RISK-AWARE project aimed at developing an integrated system that exploits multiple data and information to forecast meteorological events and their geo-hydrological consequences. The main results of the project are: (i) the definition of methodologies, models and suitable data sets, (ii) the definition of guidelines for geo-hydrological risk prevention and management, (iii) the design and development of appropriate data communication and archive systems, (iv) the implementation of operational prototypes over selected areas, and (v) the deployment of the developed models and facilities to the end-users.

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