Achieve exceptionally efficient land management and smart city planning.
Take advantage of Rheticus® operational information, while also preventing any damage to persons or property, as well as complying with legal requirements and safety measures. Our solutions have been designed to facilitate monitoring and inspection activities carried out by Public Authorities.
Thanks to our satellite-based automatic object classification, you can easily supervise the whole territorial asset, and track irregularities concerning any building, facility, or infrastructure position within your metropolitan area. Moreover, you will be able to constantly monitor urban sprawl and other territorial indicators, actively promoting smart growth.
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Rheticus services supports Indonesian Authorities after earthquake
On 28 September 2018, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake, followed by a tsunami hit the island of Sulawesi, Indonesia. The natural disaster killed over 2,000 lives, left 100,000 people in need of emergency assistance, destroyed buildings, infrastructures, and farmland in several districts. A joint program of the European Space Agency (ESA) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) ... More
Pinpointing the failure from Space: the sewerage network of Milan
Introduction Water can be a destructive force, washing away roadbeds and eroding riverbanks. Sometimes it works silently and invisibly, removing soil beneath parking lots and roads until they cave in, exposing sinkholes that shallow houses and cars. Subsidence, or when the ground begins to sink, is an indication of a problem. This does not need ... More
Turning radar data into action: slope instabilities in the urban area of Niscemi (Italy)
Introduction Land instability is a key activity to ensure people’s safety, environmental protection and the safeguarding of infrastructures and strategic assets. However, traditional campaigns for the regular monitoring of wide areas require considerable financial resources, time and are often complex to implement. Problem Niscemi is an historical village located up above a hilly area in ... More
The Marine face of Rheticus: coastal water monitoring of the Epirus Region
Introduction Eutrophication of coastal areas is one of the most important and long lasting water quality problems for densely populated and industrialised countries. It can greatly affect coastal ecosystems. It is included among the Descriptors of the EU Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) needed for evaluating the Good Environment Status (GES) of marine areas. Furthermore, ... More
Wildfires capture from Space
Introduction 2017 will be remembered as another year of significant wildfire activity across Italy, especially within national parks and protected areas. Wildfires represent a major threat to environmental resources, with hundreds of thousands of hectares of burnt areas and invaluable loss of woods and biodiversity every year. Over the 2017 summer season, the Alta Murgia ... More