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European DeepU project: on 20-21 February the annual meeting was held at our Department


It was an important opportunity for international experts to meet and develop a new drilling concept using lasers and cryogenic gas, expected to revolutionize the deep geothermal energy sector

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Scuba dives in the Gulf of Naples to comprehend the vulnerability of underwater cultural heritage


WATERISKULT is a project funded by the EU that aims at investigating the effects of key-factors of climate change on the conservation of underwater cultural heritage. Luigi Germinario explains more about a recent mission in in the Gulf of Naples.

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Cement and Concrete: from the Romans to Mars


The new issue of Elements, co-edited by Prof. Luca Valentini, highlights the role of mineralogy, geochemistry and petrology to the study of cement material

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Venice Lagoon: Ecosystem services provided by salt marshes


Salt marshes have the ability to sequester carbon at an astonishingly high rate that is up to 50 times that of forests. Their contribution in terms of mitigating the effects of climate change is therefore fundamental but it can be put at risk by the degradation processes of these environments and the loss of surfaces.

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Hyperion: An update on the project in the pilot sites video


Hyperion’s second video from the test sites of Rhodes, Venice, Granada & Tonsberg has been officially released. Let’s find out how is the work going.

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