European Ground Motion Service update:
All data are available for download

Six months after the first EGMS’ Ortho products release, the ORIGINAL consortium, of which TRE Altamira is a proud member, is delighted to announce that all products are now available for visualization and download by the general public. For those who don’t know, EGMS is an EU Copernicus Land Monitoring Service (CLMS) program providing continental-scale…

Mine stability monitoring

Lihir gold mine in Papa New Guinea (Credit: Newcrest)

Mine stability monitoring with satellite InSAR One of the main challenges in the mining sector is the monitoring of ground behaviour over large assets, which often experience displacement due to operational activities. Slope instability in particular can be a significant threat to the integrity of mine sites and staff safety. Regular and accurate site stability…

The European Ground Motion Service

EGMS

The first InSAR monitoring service at a continental scale We have come a long way since 1993, when the cover page of Nature magazine hosted a SAR interferogram mapping the ground displacement caused by an earthquake. Almost three decades later, the European Environmental Agency (EEA) initiated the first European Ground Motion Service (EGMS), and with…

Interreg V-A Italia-Svizzera

Interreg

A cross-border collaboration to improve hazard identification and mitigation efforts In our September 2020 post 'TRE Altamira and GEORESEARCH: The SedInOut Project', we highlighted our involvement in Interreg Europe, a interregional program funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). By encouraging knowledge and information sharing across regions, Interreg Europe helps local and regional governments…

Pipeline Corridor Monitoring:
The Sabah Sarawak Gas Pipeline in Malaysia

Petronas pipeline

The Sabah Sarawak Gas Pipeline (SSGP) is a 512 kilometre natural gas pipeline in Malaysia that links Kimanis in Sabah to Bintulu in Sarawak. The SSGP is part of Petronas’ Sabah–Sarawak Integrated Oil and Gas Project and was built between 2008 and 2014. Petronas is a global energy and solutions company ranked amongst the largest…