National Research Council – Research Institute for Hydrogeological Prevention and Protection

The Research Institute for Hydrogeological Protection (Istituto di Ricerca per la Protezione Idrogeologica – IRPI) is an institute of the Department of Earth System Sciences and Technology for the Environment (DTA), of the Italian National Research Council (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, CNR). The mission is to design and execute scientific research and technological development in the fields of natural hazards, environmental protection and the sustainable use of geo-resources. CNR-IRPI carries out its mission by operating at different geographical and temporal scales, and in different climatic, physiographic and geological zones.
CNR-IRPI is a Centre of Competence of the Italian National Department of Civil Protection. The competence is on geo-hydrological risks, particularly landslides and floods.
CNR-IRPI collaborates with undergraduate and post-graduate education on natural, environmental and human-made hazards and risks and their prediction and mitigation; on soil conservation and land use planning; and on civil protection.

Member category Major Groups Organizations
Country Italy
Area Europe
Head Alessandro Pasuto
Focal Point title Researcher
Focal Point Danilo Godone
Alternate Focal Point title Researcher
Alternate Focal Point Daniele Giordan
Address Via Madonna Alta 126 - 06128 Perugia, Italy
Telephone 00390755014411
Email [email protected]
Email 2 [email protected]
Electoral Group Europe Major Groups
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