Continual monitoring of millimetre displacements of ground surface or infrastructures in areas with active landslide or subsidence phenomena can be of great help for companies and professionals working in the water and sewerage network utilities, energy supply, oil and gas, and mining sectors, whilst water quality monitoring is essential for organisations managing desalination plants or freshwater reservoirs.
Rheticus® Displacement is the service devoted to providing continuous monitoring of ground displacements and infrastructure stability in areas with active landslide or subsidence.
Thanks to Rheticus® Marine operators of desalination plants or freshwater reservoirs, inquire into waters’ quality, health and evolution over time, reaching a fascinating full picture of the state of resources, easily spotting trends and 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
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