Environment - Earth Sciences - Jan 16
Environment - Earth Sciences
Researchers at EPFL have developed a new model to calculate hydraulic fracture propagation. Acclaimed for its accuracy by experts, the model better predicts fracture geometry and the energy cost of hydraulic fracturing - a widely used technique in areas such as CO2 storage, hydrocarbon extraction, dams and volcano hazard monitoring.
Earth Sciences - Jan 14
Earth Sciences

A UNIGE researcher has discovered the particularities of porphyry copper and gold deposits, providing mining companies with a new tool to maximise the extraction of these two metals.

Earth Sciences - Environment - Jan 6
Earth Sciences - Environment

Researchers at EPFL and the Swiss Federal Office of Energy have devised strategies for reducing the earthquake risk associated with geothermal energy, CO2 storage and other human activities happening deep underground.

Environment - Earth Sciences - Jan 9
Environment - Earth Sciences

It is well-established that biodiverse ecosystems generally function better than monocultures.

Earth Sciences - Dec 20, 2019
Earth Sciences

Italian and Geneva researchers unveil the cause of the often fatal earthquakes on the volcanic island of Ischia (Italy).

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