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 ISPRA - Trieste (Italy), 3-5 June 2013 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) ISPRA - Trieste (Italy), 3-5 June 2013 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 ISPRA - Trieste (Italy), 3-5 June 2013 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 ISPRA - Trieste (Italy), 3-5 June 2013 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] ISPRA - Trieste (Italy), 3-5 June 2013 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. ISPRA - Trieste (Italy), 3-5 June 2013 ISPRA - Trieste (Italy), 3-5 June 2013 Thank you for your attention!