With Rheticus services it is possible to immediately know the state of health of an entire service network and easily identify the specific segment subjected to stress that should be inspected. Using InSAR techniques applied to radar satellite data, Rheticus continuous monitoring services helps to identify any subsidence movements, which could indicate a problem in the referring AOI and therefore cause damage to the water and sewage networks. The results are displayed as reports or dynamic maps that user might query to get details on each single point to be inspected, getting more characteristics and the specific movement trend.
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