Scientific studies

 
In this page you can download the studies on the environmental and economic effects of the Venice cruising sector.

Environmental studies

Air

ARPAV note on the calculation of emissions after the enforcement of the Venice Blue Flag.  Click here

Measurement of the influence of port traffic on the air quality of the city of Venice. Measurement of Pm10 and PM2.5 in the port area of the Venice lagoon. 2007, edited by IDPA-CNRClick here to download the study

Measurement of PM10, PM2.5 and of gases in the port area of the Venice lagoon. 2008, edited by IDPA-CNRClick here to download the study

Measurement of the effects of port traffic on the air quality of the city of Venice. 2009, edited by IDPA-CNR. Click here to download the study

Measurement of the effects of port traffic on the air quality of the city of Venice. 2012, edited by IDPA-CNRClick here to download the study

Air quality in the Municipality of Venice. Annual report by the Municipality of Venice 2010 Click here to read   Part 1 and Part 2 (link to the Municipality of Venice website). 

Air quality in the Municipality of Venice. Annual report by the Municipality of Venice 2011 (link to the Municipality of Venice website).

See the page "The annual air reports" of the Municipality of Venice (link to the Municipality of Venice website). Click here

See the summary report on the air quality in Venice and on the influence of port traffic - July 2013 (link to the ARPAV website).  Click here

See the APICE project website (link to the APICE website). Click here

Wave motion

Study on the effects of the wave motion generated by watercrafts on the shores of the Giudecca canal and of the Saint Mark basin. Final report, July 2000. Click here to download the study

Study on the hydrodynamic effects in the canals of Venice due to the wave motion caused by watercrafts in transit. Final report, November 2002.  Click here to download the study

Study on the effects of the wave motion generated by watercrafts in the Giudecca Canal, in the Saint Mark Basin and in the smaller canals of Venice. Final report, February 2003. Click here to download the study

Study on the effects of the wave motion generated by watercrafts using computational stereo-photogrammetry. January 2009.

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5

Vibrations

Analysis of the vibrations induced by sea traffic along the Giudecca canal on the Venice Port Authority building. Final test report, 2006. Click here to download the study

Appendix A

Appendix B

Noise

Sound characterization and modelling of ships in the Port of Venice. 2008.  Click here to download the study

Appendix 1.1 Map of the differences in terms of Ld; vertical cross-section; Grand Canal.  Click here to download the appendix

Appendix 1.2 Map of the differences in terms of Ld; vertical cross-section; Giudecca Canal. Click here to download the appendix

Appendix 2.1 Measurements of calibration of river vessels. Summary table of the measurements, template of sound-level form and source calculation parameters for calibration. Click here to download the appendix

Appendix 2.3 Measurements of calibration of small ships. Summary table of the measurements, template of sound-level form and source calculation parameters for calibration. Click here to download the appendix.

Appendix 2.4 Measurements of calibration of large cruise ships. Summary table of the measurements, template of sound-level form and source calculation parameters for calibration. Click here to download the appendix

Appendix 2.5 Transits of ships in the Giudecca Canal, measurements of SEL. Sound-level forms and source calculation parameters for calibration. Click here to download the appendix

Appendix 2.6 Weekly measurements of acoustic climate near Riva dei Sette Martiri. Sound-level form and source calculation parameters for calibration. Click here to download the appendix

Appendix 2.7 Weekly measurement of acoustic climate near Fondamenta delle Zattere. Sound-level form and source calculation parameters for calibration. Click here to download the appendix

Appendix 2.8 Daily measurement of acoustic climate in Grand Canal. Sound-level form and source calculation parameters for calibration. Click here to download the appendix

Appendix 2.9 Measurement of acoustic climate near the Border Police Headquarters. Sound-level form and source calculation parameters for calibration. Click here to download the appendix

Technical abstract. Click here to download the abstract

Radar

Assessment of the electro-magnetic impact of Cruise Ships near the Port of Venice area.  Click here to download the study

Economic studies

The economic impact of the Venice cruising sector. 2013. Click here to download the study

To Venice from the sea - The cruises

The second book of the collection, edited by Gabriella Chiellino, Francesco di Cesare and Caterina Frisone, focuses on the theme of cruise ships in Venice. Industry experts analyse the environmental, economic and technical aspects and discuss on opportunities, challenges, future and consequences of the cruising sector in Venice.

Click here for more information and to download an excerpt from the book

Communication and opinions

The opinion received from Prof. Luigi D'Alpaos (2004) on the adjustment of canal Contorta Sant'Angelo. Click here to read the opinion (IT lang).

The opinion received from Prof. Luigi D'Alpaos (2013) on the adjustment of canal Contorta Sant'Angelo. Click here to read the opinion (IT lang).