Meeting between partners of the ULL and LNEC

Today a meeting was held, within the framework of the LIFE GARACHICO project, between the partners of the ULL (Canary Islands) and the LNEC (Portugal), in order to replicate some of the activities that have been developed in the pilot site, since the project will start, in Praia da Vitória (Azores).

We continue the field work in Garachico

Durante esta semana hemos vuelto a visitar Garachico para cotejar con vecinos y vecinas, la Policía Local y Protección Civil algunas de las iniciativas del proyecto LIFE GARACHICO, como ha sido el diseño de puntos de observación segura del oleaje para los visitantes al municipio.  ¿Qué zonas crees tú que son ideales para observar el […]

Key meeting between LIFE Garachico and LIFE COSTadapta

This morning, the LIFE Garachico project met with the technical coordinator of the LIFE COSTadapta project at the facilities of the Faculty of Marine Sciences of Gran Canaria. Both projects work on finding solutions to adapt the coastal municipalities of the Macaronesian region to flood events. […]

Presentation of the LIFE GARACHICO project to the Cuban Delegation

Yesterday Javier López presented the LIFE GARACHICO project to a Cuban Delegation. This seminar is part of the first training section of the project “COMPLEMENTARY STUDIES FOR THE INTEGRAL SOLUTION TO FLOODS ON THE HAVANA MALECON” that IHCantabria is currently carrying out.

A meeting takes place with members of the Civil Protection of Praia da Vitória

Yesterday, LNEC colleagues met with members of the Civil Protection of Praia da Vitória to discuss matters related to the improvements of the Early Warning System of Praia da Vitória (Terceira) and the adaptation and self-protection measures that are installed in the municipality when there is a risk of flooding. The Coordinator of the […]

We were present at the second biogeographic seminar

The LIFE Garachico project was present at the second biogeographic seminar held in Terceira (Portugal) between November 8 and 10. During this event, Member States with lands in the Macaronesian biogeographic region met to debate and exchange progress, challenges and plans to develop commitments focused on expanding the areas […]

V Meeting of the Monitoring Committee

#Update #LIFEGarachico Last week the V Follow-up Meeting took place with all the partners involved in the project. The work session, on October 30, 2023, was online and the progress of the different actions was discussed. We keep moving forward!

Successfully completed the second anchoring of the current meter in Garachico

On Saturday, October 7, Elittoral successfully completed the second anchoring of the current meter in Garachico. This oceanographic instrument will be collecting data from the seabed until January 2024. This event is very important because the data collected will play a crucial role in adjusting the calibration of our warning system […]