Advances in the monitoring of geo-structure subjected to climate loading

Alessandro Tarantino, Domenico Gallipoli, Cristina Jommi, Joao Mendes, Anastasia Capotosto, Alessia Amabile, Matteo Pedrotti, Annarita Pozzato, Vojtěch Beneš, Fabio Bottaro, Heiner Denzer, Fabian Boeck

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The paper presents results achieved within the project MAGIC, a project funded by the European Commission under the Marie-Curie Industry Academia Partnerships and Pathways (IAPP) scheme. The project MAGIC aims to advance the state-of-the art in the monitoring of geo-structures subjected to climate loading by filling some of the gaps in current monitoring technologies. The project involves a partnership between academic and industrial partners to boost knowledge transfer and promote the development of 'industrial' instruments and services. The paper presents developments concerning the measurement of pore-water tension (suction in excess of 100 kPa) and the integration of geotechnical and geophysical monitoring.

Original languageEnglish
Article number04001
Number of pages11
JournalE3S Web of Conferences
Publication statusPublished - 12 Sept 2016


  • climate loading
  • geo-structures
  • pore-water tension


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