Prof. De Caro (ICCROM) interviewed by project team

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Last March the 27th in Rome during the general assembly of H2020 STORM project, Prof. Stefano De Caro, managing director of ICCROM has been interviewed by the project team. He focused very important priorities in the training needs for people dealing with emergencies and also emphasised the added values new technologies could bring to disasters management. See the entire interview …

Testing a low cost UAV to check the situation of a wall after a storm

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After a storm in Santa Severa (close to Rome in Italy), a test has been done to check how a low cost UAV (Dij Phantom3 standard), could provide an overall view of existing possible damages affecting the castle wall. The resolution used was not very high (HD), but results achieved are usable for a quick analysis to decide if apply deeper …

Weather data collection and visualization

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Archaeological and historic sites all over Europe are vulnerable to damage and destruction from a number of natural and human actions. Sparta, University of Salford and Mellor Archaeological Trust deploy Weather Stations and Sensors based IoT (Internet of Things) technologies to monitor environmental changes and their impact on historic structures, chosen as a pilot site in United Kingdom for project STORM.  After …

Second Scientific Seminar of the Knowledge Centre for Disaster Risk Management: Science for Policy and Operations

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The Disaster Risk Management Knowledge Centre is glad to announce that the registration to the DRMKC 2nd Annual Scientific Seminar is now open and will close on 18th February .  The seminar will be hosted by the Italian Department of Civil Protection in Rome, from 9th to 10th of March: cover the progress made by the DRMKC since its launch in September 2015 gather early input to the upcoming 2018-2019 DRMKC Action Plan address challenges for policy and …

STORM has been invited to the European network of projects on cultural heritage

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The STORM project will participate at the fourth networking session for EC projects (6 March 2017, Padova – Italy). The event, organised in cooperation with the Department of Information Engineering of the University of Padua, aims to make a plan and to define joint recommendations to be plugged into the programme of the European Year of Cultural Heritage in 2018. …

STORM project met Historic England

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On December 14th Mrs. Hannah Fluck, PhD, FSA (Historic Environment Intelligence Officer (Environmental Impacts), Historic Environment Intelligence Team, Strategic Planning and Management Department) has been interviewed by a representative of STORM project. The main purpose of the interview was to understand the current English situation in the cultural heritage at risk due to climate changes management. Mrs. Hannah Fluck provided …

Tróia Pilot Site Summary

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Tróia Pilot Site Meeting was a huge success with almost 50 attendees, from the different organizations and countries listed in the project, Italy, United Kingdom, Turkey, Greece and also Germany (ex. University of Stuttgart), with a strong representation of the Portuguese partners, since it was held in Portugal. Besides all the partners, technical and pilot sites, there was also stakeholders …

Sensors and weather stations to be installed on the UK pilot site by mid December

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After successful session and great attendance at Troia STORM meeting of EU partners from Portugal, Greece, Turkey, Italy and UK the next meeting will be held at UK pilot site in Mellor near Manchester. STORM partners will gather on the 15th and 16th December in Roman Lakes, Stockport to give their input and ideas for Mellor Heritage. Meantime, UK Node …

SMEM: expectation and challenges workshop – 17th November 2016, Rome

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On November 17th was held in Rome the workshop “SMEM2016”, organized  by the CNVVF. The workshop “SMEM: expectation and challenges” on the use of social networks and social media in emergency took place at the Fire Academy (Istituto Superiore Antincendi) in Rome. The workshop is co-funded by the EU R&D projects IDIRA and AF3, participated by the Ministero dell’Interno, Dipartimento dei …