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dc.contributor.authorVergano, Luciaen_US
dc.contributor.authorUmgiesser, Georgen_US
dc.contributor.authorNunes, Paulo A. L. D.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-11-22en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-12-22T10:42:31Z-
dc.date.available2010-12-22T10:42:31Z-
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/43468-
dc.description.abstractDue to its hydro-geological features, the lagoon of Venice is especially vulnerable to climate change. In particular, it is strongly affected by gradual global warming that brings about the so-called 'acqua alta' (high water) phenomenon with greater frequency and intensity. In order to protect the city of Venice from the more and more frequent phenomenon of flooding, some protective measures have been adopted. Among them, the system of mobile barriers commonly known as MOSE: however, by separating the lagoon from the Adriatic Sea, it interferes with ship traffic and has negative impacts on port activities. Against this background, the aim of the present work is to provide an estimate of the direct costs of ship traffic interruption due to the functioning of the MOSE, i.e. the additional costs resulting from longer waiting time for ships passing through the Venice lagoon. The estimate uses inputs from the application of a specific hydrodynamic model and the elaboration of ship traffic data during the period 2000-2002. Results indicate that the additional costs would range between 347,943 and 1,288,067 €/year, depending on the hypothesis assumed.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherFondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) Milanoen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesNota di lavoro // Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei: Sustainable development 2010,17en_US
dc.subject.jelQ51en_US
dc.subject.jelQ54en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordClimate Changeen_US
dc.subject.keyword'Acqua Alta'en_US
dc.subject.keywordMOSEen_US
dc.subject.keywordShip Trafficen_US
dc.subject.keywordDirect Costsen_US
dc.subject.stwHafenen_US
dc.subject.stwHafenwirtschaften_US
dc.subject.stwKüstenschutzen_US
dc.subject.stwMakroökonomischer Einflussen_US
dc.subject.stwVenedigen_US
dc.titleAn economic assessment of the impacts of the MOSE barriers on Venice port activitiesen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn640273866en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
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