Projects - soil bioengineering

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Soil bio-eco-engineering for habitat management and negative impact mitigation

  • Preliminary, final and executive environmental action for the restoration of a coastal dune site in San Nicolò (Lido). – 2011/2014 – CO.VE.CO. Coop. Spa – Funding quota of SELC: € 629.530,29.
  • Feasibility plan for a mitigation action in a storage area of coal dust at the refinery of Gela. – 2011 – URS ITALIA – Funding quota of SELC: € 5.945,00.
  • Management of a nursery for the production of halophytes and hygrophites for use in protection interventions and naturalization of morphological structures. – 2003/2011 – Venice Water Authority by the concessionaire Consorzio Venezia Nuova and Thetis S.p.A – Funding quota of SELC: € 1.480.373,51.
  • Design and supply of bus stop structures for the safety of parking along the street “Romea” (SS 309). – 2010 – Venice Water Authority by the concessionaire Consorzio Venezia Nuova – Funding quota of SELC: € 361.600,00.
  • Planning and executing restoration of former yard coastal areas for their full natural regeneration through planting of trees and shrubs species, construction of parking areas and of areas designated for public parks. – 2009/2010 – FIP INDUSTRIALE S.p.A – Funding quota of SELC: € 319.000,00
  • Management of the phytodepuration plant in the island of Lazzaretto Nuovo, Venice Lagoon. – 2004/2007 – Venice Water Authority by the concessionaire Consorzio Venezia Nuova – Funding quota of SELC: € 255.054,55.
  • Naturalistic investigation and preliminary design of the green components of the expansion project of the Port of Jesolo. – 2005 – FARO IMMOBILIARE S.p.A – Funding quota of SELC: € 10.800,00.

Reconstruction of the habitat and environmental and morphological restoration measures

  • Adjustment works of the tidal levels in the lagoon of Venice: Plan of compensatory measures, conservation and environmental rehabilitation of the SCIs IT3250003, IT3250023, IT3250031, IT3250030 AND SPA (Lagoon of Venice). – 2008-2009 – Venice Water Authority by the concessionaire Consorzio Venezia Nuova – Funding quota of SELC: € 19.500,00.
  • Restoration and environmental rehabilitation of structures in salt marshes of the Venice Lagoon by means of soil bio-engineering techniques and use of materials with various degrees of degradation. – 2004-2008 – Venice Water Authority by the concessionaire Consorzio Venezia Nuova – Funding quota of SELC: € 531.428,00.
  • Environmental rehabilitation of the coastal wetland Vallevecchia (Caorle-VE). – 2006-2007 -Veneto Agricoltura – Funding quota of SELC: € 134.735,00.
  • Environmental design of a restoration and environmental rehabilitation in the intertidal area of the Lagoon of Venice – Channels Gaggian and San Felice. – 2006 – Venice Water Authority by the concessionaire Consorzio Venezia Nuova – Funding quota of SELC: € 20.300,00.

Transplantation of terrestrial and aquatic vegetation for the habitat reconstruction, anti- erosion actions, establishment and development of wildlife and vegetation, recovery of degraded areas and construction sites

  • Transplantation of seagrasses and study of the benthic communities on morphological and artificial structures. – 2010-2015 – Venice Water Authority by the concessionaire Consorzio Venezia Nuova- Funding quota of SELC: € 126.600,00.
  • Transplantation of seagrasses in the Venice Lagoon with the method of large clods. – 2010-2012 – Venice Water Authority by the concessionaire Consorzio Venezia Nuova and Thetis S.p.A – Funding quota of SELC: € 265.000,00.
  • Monitoring of the biological communities settled on the breakwater cliffs of Lido and Malamocco, the beach rock (tegnùe) in front of the inlets, and Seagrasses transplant in the vicinity of the port inlets. – 2008-2009 – Venice Water Authority by the concessionaire Consorzio Venezia Nuova – Funding quota of SELC: € 254.500,00.
  • Reforestation by transplantation of halophilous plants on the morphological and artificial structure of S.Leonardo (Channel Malamocco-Marghera). – 2007 – Impresa Ing. E. Mantovani S.p.A – Funding quota of SELC: € 75.360,00.
  • Transplantation of submerged vegetation and investigations on the biological communities in the artificial reefs designed to protect the lagoon inlets. – 2005-2006 – Venice Water Authority by the concessionaire Consorzio Venezia Nuova – unding quota of SELC: € 220.000,00.
  • Transplantation of halophytes on a morphological structure in front of the artificial island of Certosa (Venice Lagoon) – 2011 – Cooperativa San Martino – € 16,000.00.
  • Transplantation of halophytes (and seagrasses) on erosion areas in saltmarsh margins in Canal Burano (Venice Lagoon) – 2005-2008 – Venice Water Authority by the concessionaire Consorzio Venezia Nuova – € 22,800.00.
  • Transplantation and monitoring of Spartina maritima, Sarcocornia fruticosa, Puccinellia palustris, Limonium narbonense in saltmarsh Barena Madonna del Monte and Mazzorbo (Venice lagoon) – 2007 – Clodiense – € 18,000.00.
  • Transplant of orchids in artificial marsh A (Venice Lagoon) – Explant from future construction areas and subsequent transplantation into other suitable areas. 2007 – Mr. E . Mantovani – € 5,900.00.
  • Transplantation of halophytes on a morphological structure in front of the St. Erasmus Rowing harbor (Venice Lagoon) – 2005/2007 – Venice Water Authority by the concessionaire Consorzio Venezia Nuova – € 30,100.00.
  • Supply and planting of halophilous vegetation in Punta Vecia (Venice Lagoon) – 2006 – Venice Water Authority by the concessionaire Consorzio Venezia Nuova – € 15,120.00.
  • Transplantation and monitoring of Spartina maritima in salt marshes Ravaggio 2 and 4 (Venice Lagoon) – 2006 – F.lli Scuttari and LMD – € 18,000.00.