POSIDUNE: Posidonia oceanica and sand interaction with dune natural environment

Project info
Description: 

The aim of the project was the exchange of experience and technical knowledge on the management of dune systems of the Mediterranean coast. The implementation of common protocols for monitoring also included the description of the geophysical and biological parametres of the coastal environment in selected areas and the assess of the application of innovative methods and intervention techniques for restoration and protection of coastal dunes. Specific innovative application is the massive use of marine litter phanerogams (Posidonia oceanica) in the manufacture of structural units for protection and improvement of the dunes.

Coordinating Institute: 
ISPRA
Time Frame
Begin of project (Year): 
2006
End of project (Year): 
2008
Financing
Funding Source: 
INTERREG – III. «BEACH MED»
Budget for IMBBC (€): 
17.000
Involved persons from IMBBC
NameRoleResponsibilities
Role: 
Participation
Responsibilities: 
data collection, report
Name: 
Costas Dounas
Role: 
Scientific Responsible
Role: 
Participation
Responsibilities: 
sampling

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