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Welcome to the "Training Package on HNS Modelling and Environmental Impact" from MARINER project.

MARINER is co-financed by the European Union in the framework of the Union Civil Protection Mechanism. European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (DG-ECHO).


This wiki covers activities implemented with the financial assistance of the European Union. The views expressed herein should not be taken, in any way, to reflect the official opinion of the European Union, and the European Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information it contains.

The material was organized by CIIMAR (Helena Oliveira, Joana Soares, Miguel Santos) and Bentley Systems.

The material is separated in the following sections:

Unit 1 - Introduction to Hazardous and Noxious Substances (HNS)

Unit 2 - Environmental Impacts

Unit 3 - Environmental Monitoring

Unit 4 - Advanced Tools for Preparedness & Response:

Unit 4.1 - Situational Awareness & Common Operating Picture

Unit 4.2 - Integration of online databases in preparedness & response

Unit 4.3 - Modelling Fate & Behaviour of HNS Spills

Unit 4.4 - Coastal Vulnerability Mapping: relevance and methodology