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LONG-TERM MARINE TRAFFIC MONITORING FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY IN THE AEGEAN SEA

T. Giannakopoulos, S. Gyftakis, E. Charou, S. Perantonis, Z. Nivolianitou, I. Koromila, A. Makrygiorgos
2015 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
The Aegean Sea is characterized by an extremely high marine safety risk, mainly due to the significant increase of the traffic of tankers from and to the Black Sea that pass through narrow straits formed  ...  Reducing the risk of a ship accident is therefore vital to all socio-economic and environmental sectors.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work was carried out in the framework of the project "AMI-NESS: Analysis of Marine Information for Environmentally Safe Shipping" which was co-financed by the European Fund for Regional  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprsarchives-xl-7-w3-949-2015 fatcat:fgw3nauogbgnbgmmyaoz573t3e

Canal Istanbul and Political Dispute on Turkish Straits

Ceyhun ÖZÇELİK, Kader BENLİ
2021 DÜMF Mühendislik Dergisi  
The president of Turkey started in 2011 to a disputed campaign --Canal Istanbul--to bypass Bosphorus for shipping safety.  ...  Connecting Black Sea countries to Mediterranean Sea and world, these natural sea passages are not vital only for economy and security of Black Sea and Mediterranean countries but also for the future of  ...  Canal Istanbul bypasses Bosporus to provide a safe shipping for transits.  ... 
doi:10.24012/dumf.1051493 fatcat:dseviqjtybebzngyeqqzuykfui

Data Analysis, Simulation and Visualization for Environmentally Safe Maritime Data

Manolis Maragoudakis
2019 Algorithms  
Marine transportation in Aegean Sea, a part of the Mediterranean Sea that serves as gateway between three continents has recently seen a significant increase.  ...  Another innovative aspect of this work is the modeling of shipping traffic as a social network, whose analysis could provide useful and informative visualizations.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The author declares no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/a12010027 fatcat:u5vucookrngjpjd3gruzhmhpvi

Evidence of climate‐driven regime shifts in the Aegean Sea's demersal resources: A study spanning six decades

Dimitrios Damalas, Vasiliki Sgardeli, Paraskevas Vasilakopoulos, Georgios Tserpes, Christos Maravelias
2021 Ecology and Evolution  
The effect of CC on the demersal resources of the Aegean Sea (east Mediterranean Sea) was investigated during the past six decades applying a combination of multivariate analysis, non-additive modeling  ...  The shape of the stability landscape for the Aegean Sea's biological system suggests that while the initial state (1966-1991) was rather resilient to CC, absorbing two environmental step-changes, this  ...  ACK N OWLED G M ENTS The research was funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020  ... 
doi:10.1002/ece3.8330 pmid:34938484 pmcid:PMC8668738 fatcat:w3ydv3vwanesdfdi5kcil43rge

Aegean Sea—Challenges and Dilemmas in Management and Planning for Local Development in Fragmented Insular Regions

Theodora
2019 Heritage  
The proposals which are formulated are intended to contribute to the debate about a more equal development for islands and insular areas at a critical juncture for Greece.  ...  on the model of "endogenous development".  ...  Special thanks go to Sotiris Piperis, who has closely cooperated in mapping the Aegean Sea.  ... 
doi:10.3390/heritage2030108 fatcat:zl5yvnmlgjbnplxgpoipksjp6e

Numerical Modeling of Oil Pollution in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea [chapter]

George Zodiatis, Giovanni Coppini, Leonidas Perivoliotis, Robin Lardner, Tiago Alves, Nadia Pinardi, Svitlana Liubartseva, Michela De Dominicis, Evi Bourma, Antonio Augusto Sepp Neves
2017 Handbook of Environmental Chemistry  
This chapter presents a summary of major applications in numerical oil spill predictions for the Eastern Mediterranean Sea.  ...  in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, several oil spill models have been implemented during real oil pollution accidents and after oil spills that were detected from satellite remote sensing SAR data.  ...  external providers of ocean dynamics data for the MEDSLIK-II oil spill model [40] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/698_2017_131 fatcat:3gbu3c42mvbflmfyifd5fkfw6u

The Aegean Sea marine security decision support system

L. Perivoliotis, G. Krokos, K. Nittis, G. Korres
2011 Ocean Science Discussions  
The authors would like to thank Denis Paradis from Meteo France, for his kind permission in use of the interoperability experiment done by Meteo France. Edited by: P. Oddo  ...  This work was carried out in the framework of the ECOOP project, funded by the European Commission's Sixth Framework Program, under the priority Sustainable Development, Global Change and Ecosystems -Contract  ...  Providing support in a real incident The accident that alerted the Greek authorities was a collision between two cargo ships in the international waters of the North East Aegean Sea occurred during the  ... 
doi:10.5194/osd-8-1025-2011 fatcat:gxku5lu56rh5nf5clxy7yz77ou

The Aegean sea marine security decision support system

L. Perivoliotis, G. Krokos, K. Nittis, G. Korres
2011 Ocean Science (OS)  
The system is accessible through a user friendly web interface where the case scenarios can be fed into the oil spill drift model component, while the synthetic output contains detailed information about  ...  Aegean Sea, initially developed for the Greek Operational Oceanography System (POSEIDON), into an active element of the European Decision Support System (EuroDeSS).  ...  The authors would like to thank Denis Paradis from Meteo France, for his kind permission in use of the interoperability experiment done by Meteo France. Edited by: P. Oddo  ... 
doi:10.5194/os-7-671-2011 fatcat:5bx64l7x7rgy7kgaprxo7itbuy

VISIR: Technological infrastructure of an operational service for safe and efficient navigation in the Mediterranean Sea

G. Mannarini, G. Turrisi, A. D'Anca, M. Scalas, N. Pinardi, G. Coppini, F. Palermo, I. Carluccio, M. Scuro, S. Cretì, R. Lecci, P. Nassisi (+1 others)
2016 NHESSD  
VISIR (discoVerIng Safe and effIcient Routes) is an operational Decision Support System (DSS) for ship routing designed and implemented in the frame of the TESSA (TEchnology for Situational Sea Awareness  ...  The system is aimed to increase safety and efficiency of navigation through the use of forecast environmental fields and route optimization.  ...  Vessel model Two quite different approaches are adopted for modelling the dynamical response of either motoror sailboats to the environmental conditions, as shortly summarized in the following. 95 For  ... 
doi:10.5194/nhess-2016-32 fatcat:rdohthefwneydb6kpwqirw7wqq

Alkalinization Scenarios in the Mediterranean Sea for Efficient Removal of Atmospheric CO2 and the Mitigation of Ocean Acidification

Momme Butenschön, Tomas Lovato, Simona Masina, Stefano Caserini, Mario Grosso
2021 Frontiers in Climate  
based on current shipping routes to quantitatively assess the alkalinization efficiency via a coupled physical-biogeochemical model (NEMO-BFM) for the Mediterranean Sea at 1/16° horizontal resolution  ...  system in the short to medium term in order to support a safe, sustainable application of this CDR implementation.  ...  This rate was implemented in the model through the addition of 7.58 kg Ca(OH) 2 /s to the surface TA for each ship, which scaled by the time spent by vessels in a single gridpoint per month and integrated  ... 
doi:10.3389/fclim.2021.614537 fatcat:dbuamiouc5hnflbbvjb2xe7ghq

The Role of Weather during the Greek–Persian "Naval Battle of Salamis" in 480 B.C

Christos Zerefos, Stavros Solomos, Dimitris Melas, John Kapsomenakis, Christos Repapis
2020 Atmosphere  
The combination of northwest wind during the night and early morning, converging with a south sea breeze after 10:00 A.M., formed a "pincer" that aided the Greeks at the beginning of the clash in the morning  ...  (ERA5, WRF) spanning through the period of 1960–2019.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors acknowledge the Hellenic National Meteorological Service for providing the Piraeus and Elefsis station data and Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) for the use of ERA5:  ... 
doi:10.3390/atmos11080838 fatcat:ixyj2fturndjhg3gmxbjmmgfoa

VISIR: technological infrastructure of an operational service for safe and efficient navigation in the Mediterranean Sea

Gianandrea Mannarini, Giuseppe Turrisi, Alessandro D'Anca, Mario Scalas, Nadia Pinardi, Giovanni Coppini, Francesco Palermo, Ivano Carluccio, Matteo Scuro, Sergio Cretì, Rita Lecci, Paola Nassisi (+1 others)
2016 Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences  
</strong> VISIR (discoVerIng Safe and effIcient Routes) is an operational decision support system (DSS) for optimal ship routing designed and implemented in the frame of the TESSA (TEchnology for Situational  ...  The system is aimed to increase safety and efficiency of navigation through the use of forecast environmental fields and route optimization.  ...  Yogesh Kumkar and Andrea Villani are thanked for their initial contribution to the development of the operational infrastructure and the VISIR mobile application for Android, respectively.  ... 
doi:10.5194/nhess-16-1791-2016 fatcat:hd4stiepx5f75obf5mqjuk4zca

VISIR-I: small vessels – least-time nautical routes using wave forecasts

Gianandrea Mannarini, Nadia Pinardi, Giovanni Coppini, Paolo Oddo, Alessandro Iafrati
2016 Geoscientific Model Development  
</strong> A new numerical model for the on-demand computation of optimal ship routes based on sea-state forecasts has been developed.  ...  The model is comprised of three components: a route optimization algorithm, a mechanical model of the ship, and a processor of the environmental fields.  ...  Funding through TESSA (PON01_02823) and IONIO (subsidy contract no. I1.22.05) projects is gratefully acknowledged.  ... 
doi:10.5194/gmd-9-1597-2016 fatcat:djo7slduwff3pkglf637mld4lq

Analysing Istanbul Strait Maritime Pilot Capacity by Simulation Technique

Emre Ucan, Selcuk Nas
2015 Journal of navigation  
It is evaluated thoroughly by a stochastic, dynamic, discrete simulation for safe service standards in pilotage.  ...  The purpose of the study is to find the required number of marine pilots for vessel traffic flow in the Istanbul Strait.  ...  AC K N OW L E D G E M E N T The authors acknowledge Turkey's Directorate General of Coastal Safety's contributions to the study and thoroughly thank the distinguished institution.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0373463315000909 fatcat:7fw7q3swxva4baqkifr32hmkbu

Marine Renewable Energy in the Mediterranean Sea: Status and Perspectives

Takvor Soukissian, Dimitra Denaxa, Flora Karathanasi, Aristides Prospathopoulos, Konstantinos Sarantakos, Athanasia Iona, Konstantinos Georgantas, Spyridon Mavrakos
2017 Energies  
/ecological framework: environmental impacts, Marine Protected Areas, Environmental Impact Assessment studies necessity for Marine Spatial Planning; • A roadmap for the sustainable development of MRE in  ...  This estimate is rather realistic since it has accounted a turbine hub height of 100 m (above sea level), a 90-m rotor diameter, 3.0 MW nominal power, and WTs not visible from the shore, while ice free  ...  central Aegean Sea.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en10101512 fatcat:4vfkdf3isncnrhykauyj2pesia
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