Discipline of Earth Sciences that studies the shapes of the earth’s crust and the phenomena that modify it.
Gps - Global position system
Space-based global navigation satellite system that provides location information, based on signals sent by USA artificial satellites constellations
Event of particular organisational complexity in terms of safety, public order, mobility, reception and medical assistance, which requires the adoption of extraordinary and urgent measures, to ensure regular development of the event. Law no. 401 of 9 November 2001 extends the provisions of law no. 225 of 24 February 1992 on the declaration of a state of emergency to the “major event”, in particular on the use of ordinances signed by the Prime Minister.
Municipal group of civil protection voluntary work
Organization established by resoluntion of the local administration, that includes civil protection volunteers employed by the Mayor or one of his delegates.
Weather Technical Group
Established at the Civil Protection Department, that coordinates it, is composed by a representative, respectively, of the Weather sector of the Central Functional Centre, of the Weather Service of the Air Force and of each Region whose weather services, or areas of weather forest of the respective Functional Centres, have been selected in regards to the level of competence, experience, operating and instrumental capabilities.
The Technical Group organized and formally communicates to the Head of Civil Protection Department by 12 p.m. each day weather forecasts on synoptic scale with civil protection purposes for the following 24, 48 and 72 hours - following the notices from authorized Functional Centres.