- An innovative approach to river flood mappingby Rosa Coluzzi on 25 Luglio 2023 at 01:00
Floods represent one of the most common and most impactful natural disasters worldwide. During the first two decades of the 2000s, floods alone caused $651 billion in economic damage and these losses are expected to increase further in the future due to climate change, economic growth and urbanisation. Effective flood management requires accurate knowledge of The post An innovative approach to river flood mapping first appeared on SmartGreen Post | news about the environment.
- Earthquake in Turkey: the apocalypse is always man-madeby Angelo Rosiello on 20 Maggio 2023 at 01:00
An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.9 was recorded in Turkey on 6 February 2023 and affected a large area in south-eastern Anatolia, on the border with Syria. This event was replicated about 9 hours later by another tremor with an estimated magnitude of 7.5, about 60/70 km north-east of the first one; in addition, The post Earthquake in Turkey: the apocalypse is always man-made first appeared on SmartGreen Post | news about the environment.
- The Bosco Pantano of Policoro, the last enchanted forestby Danilo Travascia on 21 Marzo 2023 at 01:00
The Bosco Pantano forest represents the last strip of lowland forest in southern Italy, ‘a fossil’ that has escaped the wild reclamation and agricultural intensification that affected the Lucanian territory in the last century. Located on the hydrographic left of the Sinni river, it covers an area of a few hundred hectares in the municipality The post The Bosco Pantano of Policoro, the last enchanted forest first appeared on SmartGreen Post | news about the environment.
- Land consumption and urban settlements in Italyby Maria Lanfredi on 23 Gennaio 2023 at 01:00
Polycentrism is a morphological-functional trait of the world’s territorial systems. Polycentric regions are characterised by the fact that they do not have a single urban centre as they are predominantly organised in several centres with similar demographic and socio-economic dimensions. Polycentric development has long been a pillar of the European Spatial Planning and Development Strategy The post Land consumption and urban settlements in Italy first appeared on SmartGreen Post | news about the environment.
- Drought in the Po river basin district, still an emergencyby Angelo Rosiello on 8 Ottobre 2022 at 02:00
When we speak of climate change, we often think of the increasingly intense and violent events that frequently hit the Mediterranean regions, such as tornadoes, water bombs, etc.; these types of phenomena, which are very dangerous for buildings and people, are, however, limited in their effects both in time and space, in the sense that The post Drought in the Po river basin district, still an emergency first appeared on SmartGreen Post | news about the environment.
- A database quantifying man’s impact on the Earthby Katia Sepe on 21 Settembre 2022 at 02:00
The current climate crisis reminds us, every day, how vital it is to manage sustainably the consumption of energy and resources in favour of savings. Although it may be a subject that can raise awareness more or less all, that of climate change is such a vast and complex subject that it often falls into The post A database quantifying man’s impact on the Earth first appeared on SmartGreen Post | news about the environment.