Using satellite information to rebuild after a disaster

ESA and the Asian Development Bank have joined forces to help the Indonesian government use satellite information to guide the redevelopment following the earthquake and tsunami that devastated the provincial capital of Palu ...

AI and the future of oil

IBM and Galp, a Portuguese energy group with a global footprint, have developed an AI-based advisor to enhance seismic interpretation in the oil and gas exploration area. This tool can facilitate creation of enhanced geological ...

The seismic risk of Ecuador

A doctoral thesis developed at UPM analysed the seismic danger of Ecuador, obtaining maximum values in Esmeraldas province, which was most heavily affected by the earthquake that took place the last 16th April.

Urbanization exposes French cities to greater seismic risk

French researchers have looked into data mining to develop a method for extracting information on the vulnerability of cities in regions of moderate risk, creating a proxy for assessing the probable resilience of buildings ...

Evaluating the seismic risk of mineral carbon sequestration

Geologic carbon sequestration, in which carbon is captured and stored underground, has been proposed as one way to mitigate the climatic effects of carbon dioxide emissions. One method of geologic carbon sequestration is ...

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