Fondato da Enzo Tiezzi, il gruppo di ecodinamica è un'equipe di ricercatori del Dipartimento di Scienze Fisiche, della Terra e dell'Ambiente, con l'obiettivo di promuovere soluzioni per uno sviluppo duraturo e sostenibile./ Founded by Enzo Tiezzi, the Ecodynamics Group is a research team in the Dept. of Earth, Environmental and Physical Sciences aimed at prompting sustainable development solutions.
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The Sun in the Plate

The Sun in the Plate

The project “The Sun in the Plate” is supported and promoted by the Fondazione Monte dei Paschi di Siena and its main purpose is to carry out a characterization of foods based on the Emergy methodology. The agricultural productions of 24 farms selected by Coldiretti, CIA, and Confagricoltura are analysed. These farms are distributed throughout...
SCOOL FOOD. From the market to the table.

SCOOL FOOD. From the market to the table.

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MAESTRALE - Blue Energy for the Mediterranean Sea

MAESTRALE – Blue Energy for the Mediterranean Sea

  Title: Maestrale Funding program: Interreg MED Timeframe: 01/11/2016 – 31/10/2019 Website: https://maestrale.interreg-med.eu   PROBLEM Blue Energy refers to a set of emerging technologies that exploit marine sources to generate renewable energy. These devices still are at the early stage but promising pilot projects have been demonstrated mainly in ocean seas. Although just a few...
BASIQ - Bottega Alimentare (grocery) for Sustainability, Identity and Quality

BASIQ – Bottega Alimentare (grocery) for Sustainability, Identity and Quality

BASIQ is a cooperation project involving enterprises and scientific partners pursuing innovation in food production chains within an Integrated Plan, namely “Mangiare Corto per Guardare Lontano” (“eat short to see far”). It is coordinated by a “zero km” food producer (Cuoco a Domicilio & Co. Snc), engaging a set of breeding and agricultural farms as...
ENEPLAN - Developing skills in the field of integrated energy planning in MED landscapes

ENEPLAN – Developing skills in the field of integrated energy planning in MED landscapes

City-Zen - Zero Energy Cities

City-Zen – Zero Energy Cities

MAB3- MacroAlgae Biorefinery

MAB3- MacroAlgae Biorefinery

                          Title: MAB3 – MacroAlgae Biorefinery 3 Type: Research project Funding program: Danish program for research and innovation – Innovationsfonden Timeframe: March 2012 – February 2016 (48 months)   Objective. Worldwide, researchers work to limit the increase of carbon in the form of...
ENERBIOCHEM - Energy and Bio-chemicals production by agricultural biomass from brownfields

ENERBIOCHEM – Energy and Bio-chemicals production by agricultural biomass from brownfields

        Title: ENERBIOCHEM – Eco-compatible processes of eNERgy and BIO-CHEMicals production from renewable sources and for the land valorisation.   Type: research project Funding program: National Operational Project for Research and Competitiveness 2007-2013. PON Timeframe: 2012-2015   Objective. ENERBIOCHEM is a research project aimed at developing integrated agro-industrial chain processes to produce...
Biowaste4SP – Biowaste for Sustainable Products

Biowaste4SP – Biowaste for Sustainable Products

Title: Biowaste4SP – Turning biowaste into sustainable products: development of appropriate conversion technologies applicable in developing countries. Type: Research collaborative project Funding program: EC FP7 Research and Technological Development (FP7/2007-2013). Timeframe: 10/2012-09/2015   Objective. Biowaste4SP is a research project that involves 16 partners from 10 different countries: Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco and South Africa (five...
Reduction of GHG emission for Siena Carbon Free 2015

Reduction of GHG emission for Siena Carbon Free 2015

Ecodynamics Group has developed a greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory in the area of the Province of Siena and achieved an ISO14064 certification for the carbon emission-absorption balance at the territorial scale. First case in the world.
GREENED Vertical Gardens for Energy Efficiency in Buildings

GREENED Vertical Gardens for Energy Efficiency in Buildings

Ecodynamics Group, insieme con il Dipartimento di Architettura dell’Università di Firenze, e con il Dipartimento di Fisica Tecnica Ambientale dell’Università IUAV di Venezia, ha sviluppato il progetto di ricerca GREENED – il Giardino Rampante per l’Efficienza Energetica degli Edifici. Il progetto (06/2011-12/2013) è stato finanziato nell’ambito del bando PAR FAS Regione Toscana 2007-2013, linea d’azione...
SICAMOR Development of Chemical Investigations Applied for Maintenance and Restoration of Artworks

SICAMOR Development of Chemical Investigations Applied for Maintenance and Restoration of Artworks

Institution: Tuscan Region Project: SICAMOR, Development of Chemical Investigations Applied for Maintenance and Restoration of Artworks Partners: Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra – Università di Siena, Dipartimento di Chimica “Ugo Schiff” – Università di Firenze Methods: ToF-SIMS, NMR unidirezionale, SEM-EDS, XRF,XRD,DTA-TGA, micro-Raman, FT-IR Period: 2011-2013 Note: selezionato nell’ambito del bando 2009 per il sostegno a...
SUMFLOWER SUstainable Management of FLOriculture in Liguria Region

SUMFLOWER SUstainable Management of FLOriculture in Liguria Region

The project named SUstainable Management of FLOriculture in WEstern Riviera (SUMFLWER) has been founded by the European Commission through the LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance 2009 program. In particular, the sustainability evaluation of the floriculture production chain has been assigned to the Ecodynamics group. Emergy evaluation, Life Cycle Assessment and Ecological Footprint were used to...
BALLO Biofuels from Algae in the Lagoon of Lesina and Orbetello

BALLO Biofuels from Algae in the Lagoon of Lesina and Orbetello

Energy crops of sunflower, soybean and rapeseed are traditionally used for the production of biodiesel, while crops of cane, sugar beet, corn and wheat are used to produce bioethanol. The production of biofuels, when it is not limited to the residual biomass from agro-food crops, is affected by an extensive use of agricultural land with...
Study of regional environmental sustainability of Abruzzo (Italy)

Study of regional environmental sustainability of Abruzzo (Italy)

Ecodynamics Group developed a Sustainability Study of the Abruzzo Region (2007-2008) – on behalf of the Environmental, Energy and Natural parks department – based on the assessment of environmental indicators, including Ecological Footprint, Carbon Footprint and Empower Density (i.e. intensity of environmental resource use), besides the Index of Sustainable Economic Welfar (ISEW). Results from this...
BISP Biorefineries in the Siena Province: straw to energy

BISP Biorefineries in the Siena Province: straw to energy

Title: Biorefineries in the Siena Province (BISP) Type: research project Funding program: Reserach fellowship funded by the Province of Siena Timeframe: 2010-2011   Objective. This study presents a possible implementation of a second generation bioethanol production chain within the Province of Siena (Tuscany, Italy) by means of a biorefinery, and its consequences for the regional...
1992-2010

1992-2010

Istituzione/Institution: Province of Florence Progetto/Project: FISIS – Sostenibilità nella Provincia di Firenze mediante Indicatori di Sistema. Indagine sul bacino della Sieve: sintesi emergetica degli elementi naturali del bacino e dei flussi a supporto della rete acquedottistica./ Sustainability in the Province of Florence through Systemic Indicators. Investigation on the basin of the river Sieve: emergy synthesis...