"Tools, approaches and methods to
learn about the vegetation effects on climate and air quality in Bologna",
was the title of the project meeting which was an opportunity to illustrate and
discuss the data made available by the IT platform
developed as a part of the VEG-GAP project, which involves, in addition to
Bologna, Madrid and Milan.
The final workshop of the project for
the city of Bologna, held on Tuesday 7 December at the Salaborsa library,
involved technicians and decision makers with the aim of providing new tools
and information in order to support the design of urban plans for air quality.
More than twenty experts from different
scientific departments of the University of Bologna,
the Emilia-Romagna Region, the Municipality of Bologna, the Union of the Terre
di Pianura Municipalities, in addition to the Institute of Biometereology
IBIMET CNR and the Villa Ghigi Foundation, were present and participated
actively in the morning with interesting questions
Marino Cavallo, for the Metropolitan
city of Bologna, and Mihaela Mircea, as the project coordinator, introduced the
morning and the speakers: Giuseppe Cremona (ENEA); Sandro Finardi (ARIANET);
Mihaela Mircea and Massimo D’Isidoro (ENEA); Simone Mantovani and Stefania
Pasetti (MEEO); Silvano Fares (CREA) and Ettore Petralia (ENEA).