SIMONA Sediment-quality Information, Monitoring and Assessment System to support transnational cooperation for joint Danube Basin water management

  • SIMONA - ORGANISATION OF FINAL CONFERENCE EVENT IS PROGRESSING
    - 07-10-2021
    ORGANISATION OF FINAL CONFERENCE EVENT IS PROGRESSING

    The SIMONA project (Sediment-quality Information, Monitoring and Assessment System to support transnational cooperation for joint Danube Basin water management) is soon approaching its end on 30th November. Since the project is in its finals...

  • SIMONA - SIMONA TEAM - BULGARIAN NATIONAL, REGIONAL AND LOCAL AUTHORITIES - STAKEHOLDERS WORKSHOP WITH TRAINING
    - 03-08-2021
    SIMONA TEAM - BULGARIAN NATIONAL,  REGIONAL AND LOCAL AUTHORITIES - STAKEHOLDERS WORKSHOP WITH TRAINING

    On 29th and 30th June, after the 2nd Training event, a small-group workshop with training for the Bulgarian authorities and experts was organised by our BG-GI-BAS project partner. Since the live meetings with an on-site demonstration of...

  • SIMONA - 2nd Training event (28th June) on DRB Baseline Sampling Design
    - 05-07-2021
    2nd Training event (28th June) on DRB Baseline Sampling Design

    On 28th June the 2nd SIMONA Training event was organised on the behalf of the WP7 Training leader dr. Edith Haslinger and her colleagues from the AT-AIT team, and with the help of the project lead partner (SI-GEOZS). The event was organised in a...

  • SIMONA - KICK-OFF MEETING OUTLINE OF SAVA SEDIMENT MANAGEMENT PLAN
    - 18-06-2021
    KICK-OFF MEETING OUTLINE OF SAVA SEDIMENT MANAGEMENT PLAN

    The Kick-off meeting for the project Outline of the Sediment Management Plan for the Sava River Basin was organised by the ISRBC Secretariat (contact person: Samo Grošelj) on 16th June via Microsoft Teams Meeting. The main objective of the...

  • SIMONA - PARTICIPATION AND PROJECT PROMOTION AT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES
    - 18-06-2021
    PARTICIPATION AND PROJECT PROMOTION AT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

    The SIMONA project Lead Partner (GEO-ZS) has participated in two international conferences related to river sediments: European River Symposium and ContaSed - 2nd International Conference on Contaminated Sediments. Both of the conferences were...

  • SIMONA - National Experts actively endorsing sediment sampling in their country
    - 29-04-2021
    National Experts actively endorsing sediment sampling in their country

    After the successfully completed online Training Event (25.3.) on the sediment sampling methods according to the SIMONA Sampling Protocol, it is time for the project partners to apply the gained knowledge and conclusions from the Training, in the...

  • SIMONA - LP GEOZS accepted for participation/poster presentation at online EU sediment Conferences
    - 29-04-2021
    LP GEOZS accepted for participation/poster presentation at online EU sediment Conferences

    The SIMONA project LP GEOZS was successfully accepted for the participation and poster presentation at the 2nd International Conference on Contaminated Sediments (ContaSed 2021), which will be hosted by the University of Bern, Switzerland from...

  • SIMONA - Change in the SIMONA partnership
    - 29-04-2021
    Change in the SIMONA partnership

    As of 1st February 2021, the SIMONA project partner National Agricultural research and Innovative Center (HU-NARIC) has integrated into Szent Istvan University (HU-SZIE). Institutionally changed Szent Istvan University is now called the Hungarian...

  • SIMONA - 1st Training Event on Sediment Sampling held online
    - 01-04-2021
    1st Training Event on Sediment Sampling held online

    Due to the still ongoing Covid-situation all over the world and the resulting travel restrictions, the first SIMONA training event was held entirely online, on 25th March 2021. Since the topic of this first training event is sampling, we wished...

  • SIMONA - Sampling video shooting action in the field
    - 11-03-2021
    Sampling video shooting action in the field

    From 3rd to 5th March the SIMONA “Sampling video shooting” event was organized on the behalf of our scientific coordinator dr. Gyozo Jordan, with the help of his associates dr. Zsofia Kovacs (HU-OVF) and Peter Szabo (MATE). The event was...

  • SIMONA - SIMONA extension and upgrade proposal approved/ SCOM meeting for P6
    - 24-02-2021
    SIMONA extension and upgrade proposal approved/ SCOM meeting for P6

    On the 3rd of February 2021, the Monitoring Committee of the Danube Programme approved the request for SIMONA project modification: extension and upgrade. The project extension was requested due to the untoward effect – a 6-month delay - of the...

  • SIMONA - project prolongation and upgrade proposal for 2021 (2nd call projects)
    - 05-01-2021
    project prolongation and upgrade proposal for 2021 (2nd call projects)

    Due to the Coronavirus circumstances in 2020, the DTP office released a guideline for the extension stage of 2nd call projects, which also encompasses the possibility of project upgrade with additional funds. The SIMONA project management team...

  • SIMONA - Holiday greetings
    - 05-01-2021
    Holiday greetings

    The SIMONA Management team wishes you all a Merry Christmas and a New year 2021 full of happiness, health, and joy!

  • SIMONA - Training and sediment sampling in the South Danube Test Area and reservoirs in Serbia (07-09.09.2020)
    - 04-11-2020
    Training and sediment sampling in the South Danube Test Area and reservoirs in Serbia (07-09.09.2020)

    In the period from 07.09.2020 to 09.09.2020 a Working Meeting was held under the SIMONA Project (INTERREG Danube Program) in the frame of WP 3 and WP 6 and joint sampling of sediments from the South Danube Test Area and reservoirs. The...

  • SIMONA - SAMPLING OF THE 3 TEST AREAS COMPLETED IN PERIOD 5
    - 02-11-2020
    SAMPLING OF THE 3 TEST AREAS COMPLETED IN PERIOD 5

    The purpose of the SIMONA test area sampling actions was to test our SIMONA sampling protocol. The Drava WG completed the sampling at the Drava Test Area in the first half of August. The SIMONA scientific coordinator, dr. Gyozo Jordan...

  • SIMONA - SCOM MEETING FOR PERIOD 5 HELD ONLINE, 26.10.
    - 02-11-2020
    SCOM MEETING FOR PERIOD 5 HELD ONLINE, 26.10.

    On the 26th October, the SIMONA SCOM meeting for Period 5 was held online. Beside the SIMONA management team and WP leaders, the participants of the meeting were also the members of Sampling and Laboratory WG. After the project manager presented...

  • SIMONA - LP SI-GEOZS AND HR-HGI-CGS VISIT THE SIMONA REFERENCE LABORATORY
    - 06-10-2020
    LP SI-GEOZS AND HR-HGI-CGS VISIT THE SIMONA REFERENCE LABORATORY

    On 1st October 2020, the LP communication manager Kristina Koret and geochemist Teja Čeru, together with the Croatian SIMONA partners Ivan Mišur and Danijel Ivanišević, visited the SIMONA reference laboratory Balint Analitika Ltd. The purpose...

  • SIMONA - Project Management Team actively endorsing online meetings
    - 06-10-2020
    Project Management Team actively endorsing online meetings

    The SIMONA project management team is recently faced with the replacement of the project manager. The new project manager, dr. Meta Dobnikar joined the team, as well as dr. Teja Čeru who will provide the scientific/geochemical support to the...

  • SIMONA - HR-HGI-CGS participated at the 13th International Scientific/Professional Conference AGRICULTURE IN NATURE AND ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION 7th– 9th, September 2020, Osijek, Croatia
    - 14-09-2020
    HR-HGI-CGS participated at the 13th International Scientific/Professional Conference AGRICULTURE IN NATURE AND ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION 7th– 9th, September 2020, Osijek, Croatia

      The HGI-CGS SIMONA team participated at the 13th International Scientific/Professional Conference AGRICULTURE IN NATURE AND ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION, that was held in Osijek (Croatia) in the period from 7th to 9th of September 2020. Dr.sc....

  • SIMONA - DRAVA TEST AREA SAMPLING ACTION (4-7 AUGUST 2020)
    - 12-08-2020
    DRAVA TEST AREA SAMPLING ACTION (4-7 AUGUST 2020)

    9 SIMONA participants travelled to Harkany in order to discuss and implement the SIMONA sampling methodology in the field, specifically in the Drava Test Area. The participants were our PPs from Slovenia (SI-GEOZS), Hungary (HU-SZIE and...

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