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Socio-Hydrogeology and the power of transdisciplinary sciences

Speaker: Dr. Viviana Re - Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra – Università di Pisa (Italy)


Socio-hydrogeology has been recently proposed as a new approach targeted to the assessment of the reciprocity between people and groundwater. This approach roots its basis in transdisciplinary sciences, and in the belief that addressing the complex nature of the water cycle with a holistic approach can effectively lead to equitable access and long-term sustainability of groundwater resources.

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Mining as a response to criticality in the supply chain

Speaker: Dr. Kathryn R. Moore - Camborne School of Mines, University of Exeter, UK


A climate of increasing costs from large deposits at decreasing grade, the environmental impacts of global transport networks, and societal pressures necessitate a new relationship between raw material production, the manufacturing value chain and society. Feedstocks for manufacturing, and thereby society, can be at critical risk of short supply where the rate of change in raw materials production cannot respond to the rate of change in demand.

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Garnet, the archetypal cubic mineral, grows tetragonal

Speakers: Proff. Bernardo Cesare e Fabrizio Nestola - Dipartimento di Geoscienze, Università degli Studi di Padova


Garnet is the archetypal cubic mineral, occurring in a wide variety of rock types in Earth’s crust and upper mantle.

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Health emergency


We inform the students who attend the courses that due to the measures approved by the italian government to face the present emergency the lessons will take place through the moodle platform which permits online courses. Students are therefore invited to subscribe to the site

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Workshops, Seminars

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