Marlintremiti Research laboratory
LABORATORY of the MA.RE.is a service company engaged in activities and projects, dedicated in particular to the monitoring of marine and terrestrial ecosystems, underwater work but also in environmental education activities.
PROCESSING AND INTERPRETATION
Over twenty years of experience in these sectors, gained in close relationship and in synergy with companies and leading national universities, allows us today to have a complete and in-depth understanding of customer needs, allowing us to best satisfy the related requests, even in the presence of the most complex.
A dynamic team of qualified professionals provides the most innovative ecosystem monitoring techniques, with the use of latest generation diving equipment, ROVs, and a fleet capable of guaranteeing the performance of activities at sea, even offshore.
The Company has equipment for the production of photo and video material in 4k, 8k and 360° video formats, with terrestrial and underwater shots for the purpose of scientific research, planning and surveys, and tourism promotion with 3D digital reconstructions.
The laboratory of the MA.RE. is divided into research sections that are mainly dedicated to:
Marine Biology, Underwater Archeology and Geology.
COLLABORATIONS AND ACTIVITIES
The laboratory of the MA.RE.is a company closely linked to the territory of the Tremiti Islands MPA whose object is research, development, training, promotion and enhancement of the naturalistic, historical, museum and archaeological heritage of the Tremiti Islands archipelago;
As of 2004, numerous projects have been carried out in collaboration with institutions and institutional subjects of local and national importance (including the University of Foggia, Chieti and Pescara, Bari, Palermo, Bologna, Camerino, Perugia, Polytechnic University of Marche, Cattolica of Rome, of Salento , Federico II of Naples, National Interuniversity Consortium for Marine Sciences, CNR-IRBIM of Lesina, CNR of Ancona, ISPRA, Gargano National Park Authority, Municipality of the Tremiti Islands, State Police Underwater Unit, Coast Guard Underwater Unit, Unit Underwater Firefighters, Central Service of the Superintendency for Archaeological Heritage, Superintendency of Archaeological Heritage of Puglia, Technical Section for Underwater Archeology of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Marevivo), as well as with the major national and international radio and television broadcasters (including RAI , Mediaset, France 3 TV, La7, Odeon TV, National Geographic);
Among the most important projectsthe discovery and census of colonies ofSavalia Savaglia(2010) and Black Coral (Antipathella Subpinnata– 2008-2012-2017), the census and study of the colonies ofPinna Nobilis(2018), together with monitoring activities of the grasslands ofOceanic Posidonia(2004-2019) and the study of alien species (egSporochnus Peduculatus- 2019) with assessment of the impact of native ones, both in the field and with laboratory analyses, The project "X-Ray Marine Park 21.23” with research and monitoring activities with the study of the condition and extension of the prairie habitat ofOceanic Posidonia, of the prairie ofCymodocea nodosa, ofSargassum vulgare, of theCystoseira amentaceaand ofCladocora caespitosa (2021), the research project LMM 4/07 with the identification, location and classification of the sea caves of the Archipelago of the Tremiti Islands (2009-2010), seabed cleaning and recovery of ghost nets (2005-2019) ; in the historical and archaeological field, among others, the identification of the Lombardo steamer (2005), the identification, identification and mapping of the wrecks of cargo and transport ships from the Roman era (2005-2007), of the wreck of a B24 aircraft of the Second World War (2007-2016), of the wreckage of a fighter plane from the Second World War (2015), the making of documentaries and short films (2016-2021); finally, in the museum field, the conception and creation of the first underwater archaeological museum on the Lombardo wreck (2020) and the production of the documentary Un mare di storia (2020) dedicated to the archaeological sites of the AMP.
The development of projects in the field has always been accompanied by a dissemination commitment with the organization of conferences, events, seminars, also specifically aimed at secondary school students, as well as the establishment and distribution of scholarships reserved for university students.
Among the most relevant: organization of the "Posidonia Festival AMP Isole Tremiti" (2022), of the "BioMartò" (2022), of "A Sea... of resources of the G.Marconi Scientific High School of Foggia" (2022), of the "UNIVPM Training School " (2022), of "Un Mare di Roccia UNICH" (2022), of "Webinar for the secondary schools of Manfredonia, Bergamo and Cremona" (2022), of the "Summer School UNIBA" (2021), organization of the event " Air Quality: the added value of the Tremiti Islands MPA" (2021), "School of Geomorphology, Ecology and Biology in the marine and island environment" (2021), "Training school of the INGEO department of UNICH" (2021) , “UNIVPM Student Training School” (2021);
organization of events for the 30th anniversary of the PMA and "Sea Culture Week" (2019), organization of the celebrations for the twentieth anniversary of the laying of the Statue of San Pio (2018), conference "Lombard, from the Expedition of the Thousand to Tremiti Islands" (San Severo - FG, 2019), national conference on Archaeometry (Reggio Calabria, 2019), event "Sea and Geology" (2019), conference "The sea door to door" (2009), conference and book presentation “Tremiti: un Mare di Storia” (2009), event and diving for the blind “Progetto Albatros” (2012), archeology internship “Progetto Atlantis” (2014), event “National Underwater Festival” (2007);
The multiplicity of projects carried out, the skills acquired and the close collaborations over the years, also on a national and international level, make the MA.RE. a point of reference for scientific research activities in the fields of marine biology, archaeology, geology and chemistry.
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Scientific Research is our passion