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…

MIMIA: Technology and innovation
for the monitoring of France’s bridges and retaining walls

The MIMIA (Maintenance assisted by Imaging and Artificial Intelligence) project was developed with the aim of improving the assessment and monitoring of bridges and retaining walls in France by adopting forms of artificial intelligence to create innovative solutions. This project won the “Connected Bridges” call for projects carried out by CEREMA, a public institution that…

Satellite measurements observe
seasonal expansion and contraction of the Mintarder Bridge

ENGLISH The Mintarder Ruhrtal Bridge is the longest steel road bridge in Germany. As part of the A52 federal motorway, it runs in an East-West direction, connecting the cities of Essen and Düsseldorf. With a length of 1,830 meters, it spans the Ruhr valley and the Mühlheim district of Mintard, which gives it its name.…