UNISA – University of Salerno (Italy)

The University of Salerno is one of the oldest universities in Europe and one of the largest in southern Italy with over than 43,000 students. The University of Salerno has wide experience in European and national projects starting from 90s and has an average of 4,500 publications per year in the last five years. Within the CORE project, UNISA will operate through the Department of Physics “E.R. Caianiello”. The Department works, among the others, in the fields of natural and anthropogenic risk assessment and mitigation. UNISA staff has a relevant experience in participating to large International Projects such as H2020 SHEER project, H2020 S4CE project, H2020 ESPREssO project, FP7 CLUVA project, and so on. Furthermore, UNISA staff was involved in the Civil Protection/Emilia Romagna Region ICHESE commission on the possible triggering of the Emilia 2012 seismic sequence and in the ICEF commission (International Commission on Earthquake Forecasting for Civil Protection ), set up after the L’Aquila earthquake. UNISA has expertise in the following fields: environmental impact of climate change, probabilistic risk assessment and resilience, development of geophysical data analysis systems, inversion of geophysical data, risk assessment, risk perception, risk communication, social and economic impact of hazardous events, and identification of socio-economic barriers to systems resilience.

In the CORE project, UNISA:

  • leads the project and is responsible for WP9 and WP10;
  • is in charge of delivering policy recommendations,
  • coordinates many tasks (1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.5, 4.1, 4.5, 6.2, 8.3, 9.1, 9.2 and 9.3).

Project PI: Paolo Capuano

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