Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics

Contacts

Education:
 didattica.dais@unive.it
Research: 
 ricerca.dais@unive.it
Administration: 
 segreteria.dais@unive.it 

Scientific Campus, via Torino 155, 30172 Mestre (VE), Italy

Private blockchains to be even safer thanks to NiRvAna project
Private blockchains to be even safer thanks to NiRvAna project

The project aims to analyse the application of IT security features to private blockchain technology. It is coordinated by the University of Urbino and involves a research unit from Ca' Foscari, led by professor Sabina Rossi.

Drugs and pesticides in the feathers of sandwich terns and seagulls
Drugs and pesticides in the feathers of sandwich terns and seagulls

Pollutants are everywhere. Two studies conducted at Ca' Foscari have found anti-inflammatory drugs and other substances in the tissues of seabirds who nest in the lagoon, thanks to chick feather analysis.

GAIN: a more sustainable future for aquaculture
GAIN: a more sustainable future for aquaculture

The Green Aquaculture Intensification in Europe project (GAIN) aims to make aquaculture more efficient and sustainable, with a view to safeguarding the environment, the wellbeing of fish, and product quality. The project was coordinated by Professor Roberto Pastres and lasted three years.

New palaeoclimate discoveries 17 years after EPICA campaign
New palaeoclimate discoveries 17 years after EPICA campaign

Ca' Foscari's labs and researchers are at the heart of the achievement of an international research team specialising in the palaeoclimatology of polar regions, published in Nature Geoscience. Temperature fluctuations over the past 800,000 years have been identified thanks to deuterium analysis.