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Valle d'Aosta Regional Land Safety Department

Company description

ARPAVDA (Agenzia Regionale per la Protezione dell'Ambiente in Valle d'Aosta) is a public environment protection agency (NUT2 scale). Environmental agencies in Italy are controlled by the Ministry of the Environment and ISPRA, the Italian network of environmental agencies while at European level the reference institution is the European Environment Agency (EEA).

ARPA VDA works as scientific-technical institution to merge river ecosystems services requirements and operational water resource management in compliance with normative

Fields of activity

ARPAVDA mission is environment protection and monitoring related to several themes such as air pollution, soil contamination, environmental noise, waste and material resources management, chemicals and microbiological pollutants analysis and monitoring, ionizing and non-ionizing radiations renewable energies and building standards promotion, Water Resource Integrated Management Climate Change effects assessment.

Activities directly related to AIM 2014 project are linked to water status, pressures and availability monitoring and in particular:
  • Water bodies monitoring network and laboratory analysis;
  • Integrated Water Management support focused on hydropower projects and planning environmental assessment,
  • River monitoring standards definition
  • Decision support systems implementation
  • Technical support to energy saving & planning (HP, geothermal)
  • Cryosphere monitoring focused on Snow Water Equivalent (SWE) distribution modeling and glaciers melt modeling and mass balance

Tasks in the AIM project

Observer Partner

Contact person

Project Manager Street Loc. Grande Charrière, 44 Post Code Town/City Country Italy Phone Fax 00390165278555 Homepage E-Mail
Project Manager: Andrea MammolitiMochet
Street: Loc. Grande Charrière, 44
Post Code: 11020
Town/ City: Saint Christophe
Country: Italy
Phone: +39 0165278551
Fax: +39 0165278555
Homepage: www.arpa.vda.it
E-mail: a.mammolitimochet@arpa.vda.it

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News
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Download the AIM deliverables!
(Milan, Italy, 10th January 2015)

AIM WebGIS database
(Milan, Italy, 9th January 2015)

WP5 deliverables are now available for download!
(Vienna, Austria, 9th January 2015)

Alpine Space needs in terms of water & energy nexus
(Ljubljana, Slovenia, 31st December 2014)

Outcomes from panel discussions and interviews with stakeholders
(31st December 2014)

Final Transnational Seminar
(Venice, Italy, 25 November 2014)

Final Transnational Seminar, PRELIMINARY AGENDA
(Venice, Italy, 25 November 2014)

Water for the world initiative
(Milano, Italy, 25 November 2014)

Alpine Space 2020 Conference
(Salzburg, Austria, 21 October 2014)

AIM project promoted by the French press
(Megeve, France, 11 October 2014)

Final Transnational Seminar, SAVE THE DATE
(Venice, Italy, 25 November 2014)

Questionnaire about WATER-ENERGY-NEXUS!
(Milan, Italy, 17 September 2014)

European River Restoration Conference
(Vienna, Austria, 27 - 29 October 2014)

Alpine Freshwater Habitats – River Restoration Workshop
(Zvolen, Slovakia, 4 September 2014)

Course on how to estimate design variables in poorly gauged basins
(Delft, The Netherlands, 17-28 November 2014)

Sustainability and future - Thematic pole 4. Low carbon communities
(Fojnica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 27-28 August, 2014)

Partner meeting and discussion with German stakeholders in Munich
(Munich, Germany, 11th – 12th June 2014)

AIM project presented on the Alpstar project Final Conference
(Ljubljana, Slovenia, 27th May 2014)

Meeting with Kyoto Club
(Milan, Italy, 18 February 2014)

AIM leaflet and brochure
(Milan, Italy, 15 March 2014)

Brainstroming seminar with stakeholdes in Slovenia
(Ljubljana, 12-13 February 2014)

Experiences and perspectives of territorial cooperation in the Alps: the Alpine Convention and the Alpine Space Programme
(Gazzada Schiano, Italy, 26 November 2013)

Kick-off meeting and Brainstorming Seminar with stakeholders in Vienna
(Vienna, Austria, 20-21 November 2013)

Pre-Internal meeting in Milan
(Milan, Italy, 28-29 October 2013)

Meeting with SEAPAlps coordinator in Milan
(Milan, Italy, 10 October 2013)

SedAlp Advisory Board Meeting
(Feldkirch, Austria, 23-24 September 2013)

Lead Partner Seminar in Munich
(Munich, Germany, 10-11 September 2013)

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