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

  • SIMONA - WP8 Morava Workshop with Training for Czech and Slovakian Stakeholders
    - 29-11-2021
    WP8 Morava Workshop with Training for Czech and Slovakian Stakeholders

    On 24th and 25th November, the last WP8 small-group workshop with training was held within the WP8 activity 2 Capacity Building. The form of the workshop was hybrid: online with a series of sediment monitoring related presentations and...

  • SIMONA - FINAL CONFERENCE EVENT SUCCESSFULLY CLOSED
    - 16-11-2021
    FINAL CONFERENCE EVENT SUCCESSFULLY CLOSED

    On 9th and 10th November, the SIMONA Final Conference event was held online. Originally it was planned to be organised in Baia Mare, Romania in a hybrid form - online and on-site, but due to COVID restrictions we had to transform it entirely...

  • SIMONA - SAVE THE DATE - FINAL CONFERENCE EVENT GOES ONLINE 9.-10.11.
    - 28-10-2021
    SAVE THE DATE - FINAL CONFERENCE EVENT GOES ONLINE 9.-10.11.

    The SIMONA Final Conference event was planned to be organised in a hybrid form: online and on-site in Baia Mare, Romania as originally planned. Unfortunately, due to the COVID related measures introduced recently in Romania, all gatherings were...

  • SIMONA - FINAL AB, SCOM AND QMB MEETING 14.10.
    - 20-10-2021
    FINAL AB, SCOM AND QMB MEETING 14.10.

    On 14th October, the Final SIMONA SCOM, AB and QMB meeting was held online via the MsTeams application. The main purpose of the meeting was to present the management, communication and financial overview of Period 7, as well as to present each...

  • SIMONA - WP8 small-group interactive workshop and training in Virovitica - CRO/SLO Stakeholders
    - 20-10-2021
    WP8 small-group interactive workshop and training in Virovitica - CRO/SLO Stakeholders

    On 12th and 13th October, the SIMONA WP8 small-group workshop with training was organised in Virovitica, Croatia with a visit to Barcs, Hungary. The participants of this event were the Lead Partner team (GEO-ZS) with their invited...

  • SIMONA - HGI-CGS PP PRESENTS SIMONA ON THE 6TH REGIONAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING ON QUATERNARY GEOLOGY
    - 20-10-2021
    HGI-CGS PP PRESENTS SIMONA ON THE 6TH REGIONAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING ON QUATERNARY GEOLOGY

    Dr Ajka Šorša (HR-HGI-CGS) the leader of SIMONA Work Package 4 - Sediment Sampling and Laboratory Analysis protocols, presented the SIMONA project at the 6th Regional Scientific Meeting on Quaternary Geology: Seas, Lakes and Rivers, on 27th to...

  • 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...

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