Università del Salento
The Università del Salento was established in 1955. It presently includes 703 faculty members, a total of 519 employees in the technical and administrative personnel and 27.000 students. It has expertise in wave and storm surge modelling, air-sea interaction, regional coupled atmosphere ocean models, modelling of turbulence and dispersion in the urban environment. analysis of synoptic variability and cyclone tracking algorithms.
As part of the CIRCE project, the Università del Salento co-coordinates Research Line 6 on Extreme Events, and is also coordinating a case study on the impact of climate change on agriculture and water availability in the Puglia region of Italy.