Continuous satellite monitoring of wide areas and infrastructures is essential for engineering and construction companies. Both in planning and operational activities, satellite-based information allow faster, focused and effective decision-makings in order to plan daily tasks related to real conditions of buried pipelines, dams, buildings, underground cable networks, tunnels, motorways, and so forth.
Thanks to Rheticus® Displacement users inquire into ground displacement evolution over time, reaching a full picture of Earth’s surface and/or infrastructures stability, easily spotting trends and potentially anticipating risky situations and harmful events.
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
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