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Hydrogeological instability on the regional territory from 1979 to 2010

There are three reports on landslides occurred in Emilia Romagna between October 1979 and September 2010. These are summaries of the main hydrogeological instabilities organized by hydrological year (1st October - 30 September)

Between the land and the sea

a first and significant step to support the future planning of the marine space of our territory. The volume summarizes the work carried out and includes analyzes and proposals for the planning of the maritime space in Emilia-Romagna, printed in June 2018

The geological heritage as a resource: science, landscape, culture and tourism

meeting on 7 and 8 June 2018, in Bologna at the headquarters of the Emilia-Romagna Region, Italy

From the past the key to the study of natural phenomena

Two case studies presented at the European Geoscience Union (EGU), General Assembly 2018

Wednesday to the archive

training and information meetings on the geological sites, itineraries and protected areas of Emilia-Romagna

Post-earthquake reconstruction 2012: reinforced concrete buildings

on March 30th the fifth training session will be held for technical engineers, architects and surveyors, freelancers and employees of the Public Administration


A portal for the planning and management of the coasts and the sea in the Adriatic-Ionian region

Watch your day with Norman's eyes

Let’s try to find out what the most common everyday objects in our lives are made of, and to think of how far those materials have come.

The geological heritage in Emilia-Romagna: a conference in Bologna

Deadline for the presentation of abstracts extended to April 15th. The conference of June 7th and 8th, 2018 will address the issue of the enhancement and protection of the geological heritage in Emilia-Romagna

Fossils, soils, rocks and minerals - new on-line catalog

The collection of the "Sandra Forni" Geological Garden Museum it's online on PatER, the Catalog of the cultural heritage of Emilia-Romagna

Bologna - G7 Environment 2017

Next June Bologna will host the G7 becoming the international capital of the environment. The representatives of the 7 most industrialized countries in the world will meet to talk about environmental sustainability and the next goals to achieve

Geology in history

The latest EuroGeoSurveys publication “Geology in History” has been launched on 28th March 2017 during the EuroGeoSurveys 42nd General Meeting

Springs - biodiversity hotspots and unique habitats

Limestone-Precipitating Springs (LPS): Hydrogeological setting, ecology, and conservation

Establishing the European Geological Surveys Research Area to deliver a Geological Service for Europe (GeoERA)

More than 40 national and regional Geological Survey Organisations (GSOs) from over 30 European countries have joined forces to launch the ERA‐NET co-fund action “Establishing the European Geological Surveys Research Area to deliver a Geological Service for Europe (GeoERA)”. The integration of the participants’ knowledge and information on subsurface resources, to support sustainable use of the subsurface and to address some of Europe’s grand challenges, is the key aim of GeoERA.

Workshop LIQUEFACT: assessment and mitigation of liquefaction potential in Europe

The LIQUEFACT partners, the italians and international experts will meet on October 3rd in Bologna, Italy, for the international workshop on the assessment and mitigation of the liquefaction risk (phenomenon that occurred in Emilia following the earthquake of 2012) in Europe.

The earth beneath your feet - online weekly

Online weekly, "The earth beneath your feet" collects news on "the soil" from all over the world. Special issue for the WORLD SOIL DAY (5th December)

Wonder water - the value of water

The latest EuroGeoSurveys publication “Wonder Water – the Value of Water” will be launched on the 15th March 2016 at 16.00 o’clock, at the Scotland House of Brussels, during the EuroGeoSurveys 40th General Meeting. Emilia-Romagna region has contributed to the publication.

88th national congress of the italian geological society

Geosciences on a changing planet; Learning from the past, exploring the future

8 EUREGEO: presentations on-line

Published the oral and poster presentations held in Barcelona, for the 8 EUREGEO promoted by Emilia-Romagna, Bavaria and Catalonia. "3D subsurface geological modeling" and "Soil, functions and threats" are the topics debated by geologists from all over Europe.

3D geological modelling, online Geomol final results

Online the 3D model and the maps for the Italian pilot area "Brescia-Mantova-Mirandola". These are the outputs of european project Geomol “Assessing subsurface potentials of the Alpine Foreland Basins for sustainable planning and use of natural resources". Partners in the project for Italy are Emilia-Romagna, Lombardia and ISPRA.

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