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The EDU-ARCTIC project: interacting for STEM across countries and curricula
EDU-ARCTIC is an open-schooling project, funded by the EU for the years 2016-2019 and managed by scientists, nature educators and computer–technologists. The main aim is to attract young people (13- 20 years old) to the ...
Numerical modelling as a support tool for river habitat studies: An Italian case study
Numerical modelling is becoming a major tool for supporting environmental studies at different scales, thanks to the ability of up-to-date codes to reproduce the complex mechanisms of the natural environment in quite a ...
Dealing with sediment transport in flood risk management
Flooding events are rising across European watercourses because of changing climatic conditions and anthropogenic pressure. To deal with these events, the European Floods Directive requires the development of flood risk ...
Applying ADCPs for long term monitoring of SSC in rivers
(American Geophysical Union, 2019-12)
The flow rate and the suspended sediment concentration (SSC) of two different rivers draining into the Adriatic Sea basin, the Secchia in Italy and the Devoll in Albania, were analysed by processing the data collected in ...
Citizen science initiative for schools: EDU-ARCTIC monitoring of meteorological and phenological parameters
Citizen science is sometimes described as "public participation in scientific research," or participatory monitoring. Such initiatives help to bring research into, for example, the classroom and engage pupils in well-structured ...
EDU-ARCTIC competitions as an effective way to increase student's interest in STEM
Competitions combined with field trips organised for students and teachers break the common format of teaching and learning in which knowledge is transferred in traditional way at the premises of schools. Science trips are ...