Projects - biodiversity

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biodiversity project



Biodiversity, census, monitoring and long-term researches

  • Survey of the general state of colonization and distribution of birds and vegetation on artificial structures in lagoon of Venice – Venice Water Authority, through the concessionaire Consorzio Venezia Nuova – 2009-ongoing – Funding quota of SELC: € 180.000,00
  • Bird monitoring in the Autonomous Region of Friuli Venezia Giulia, with collection of data for the creation of a database and calculation of annual indicators – Autonomous Region of Friuli Venezia Giulia – 2010-2012 – Funding quota of SELC: € 48.575,00
  • Survey on macrozoobenthic macrofitobentonica distribution in beach rocks (tegnùe) located in coastal areas facing the inlets of the Lagoon of Venice – Thetis SpA – 2010-2011 – Funding quota of SELC: € 134.800,00
  • Survey on colonization and development of the alophilous vegetation – Venice Water Authority, through the concessionaire Consorzio Venezia Nuova – 2006-2011 – Funding quota of SELC: € 156.259,76
  • Census 2009-2010 population trend, colony size and distribution of Laridi and Sternidi and identification of their feeding areas in the Lagoon of Venice and along the sea coast of Pellestrina – Venice Water Authority, through the concessionaire Consorzio Venezia Nuova – 2009-2010 – Funding quota of SELC: € 31.200,00
  • Monitoring of some aquatic habitats rebuilt (Tidal flat) in the Lagoon of Venice: Mapping of seagrass and macroalgae and monitoring of zoobenthic community – Venice Water Authority, through the concessionaire Consorzio Venezia Nuova – 2009-2010 – Funding quota of SELC: € 250.000,00
  • Long-term monitoring of knowledge on the state of the main biotic components of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystem in Venice Lagoon – Venice Water Authority, through the concessionaire Consorzio Venezia Nuova – 2000-2009 – Funding quota of SELC: € 3.393.000,00
  • Census 2008 population trend, colony size and distribution of Laridi and Sternidi and identification of their feeding areas in the Lagoon of Venice and along the sea coast of Pellestrina – Venice Water Authority, through the concessionaire Consorzio Venezia Nuova – 2008 – Funding quota of SELC: € 15.600,00
  • Study of the “status” of the Venetian lagoon and updating of knowledge by DPSIR indicators – Venice Water Authority, through the concessionaire Consorzio Venezia Nuova – 2005-2006 – Funding quota of SELC: € 60.000,00

Biodiversity surveys in the short-medium term studies

  • Taxonomic identification of macrozoobenthos samples and indication of the main resulting ecological parameters – 2011-2012 – ISPRA – Funding quota of SELC: € 12,240.00
  • Taxonomic identification of macrozoobenthos samples – 2010 – ISPRA – Funding quota of SELC: € 4,998.00
  • Taxonomic identification of samples of macrozoobenthos and indication of the main resulting ecological parameters in the lagoon of Venice – 2009 – CNR-ISMAR (Venice) – Funding quota of SELC: € 11,700.00
  • Sampling and taxonomic identification of meio and macrozoobenthos communities in the sea bed near to the construction site at the artificial island of Palo Boccasette (Porto Tolle, RO) – 2008 – SGS Italy SpA – Funding quota of SELC: € 11,000.00
  • Census of Fratino Charadrius alexandrinus couples along the coast of Pellestrina (VE) – 2008 – Water Authority, through the concessionaire Consorzio Venezia Nuova – Funding quota of SELC: € 9,000.00
  • Taxonomic identification of macrozoobenthos samples in the lagoon of Venice – 2008 – IN.T.Ec. Ltd. – Funding quota of SELC € 4550.00
  • Controls of the nitrophilous macroalgae proliferation in the southern lagoon of Venice – 2008 – Water Authority, through the concessionaire Consorzio Venezia Nuova – Funding quota of SELC: € 2,200.00
  • Analysis and determination of phytoplankton samples – 2007 – SGS Italy SpA – Funding quota of SELC: € 9,700.00
  • Underwater sampling, taxonomic identification of macrozoobenthos and macrophytobenthos in the lagoon of Venice – 2007 – CNR-ISMAR (Venice) – Funding quota of SELC: € 5,000.00
  • Monthly censuses of the wintering waterfowl in the embanked valleys the southern lagoon of Venice (part of the Community Program Leader plus – “The door of the Lagoon”) – 2005-2006-2007 – Province of Venice – Funding quota of SELC: € 35,830.00
  • Faunal survey in the ridge of Mount Zogo (TV and BL) with census of nesting and migratory avifauna and surveys on mammals and amphibians – 2006 – Studio Ferrarini – Pitteri – Funding quota of SELC: € 7,000.00
  • Surveys along the coast of the island of Pellestrina (VE), aimed at surveying nesting birds (frattino, fraticello) – 2006 – Water Authority, through the concessionaire Consorzio Venezia Nuova – Funding quota of SELC: € 5,000.00
  • Underwater sampling, taxonomic identification of the macrozoobenthos community in the lagoon of Venice – 2006 – Thetis SpA – Funding quota of SELC: € 7,560.00
  • Technical Report on the natural characteristics (flora, fauna, habitats) in an area of the Venice lagoon – 2004 and 2006 Clodiense Maritime Works – Funding quota of SELC: € 3,500.00