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Services for institutions and companies

Subject areas

The Department of Earth Sciences collaborates with companies, firms, professional associations and public administrations for the implementation of applied research projects and the provision of consulting and other services

Our activities focus on the following areas: 

  • geology applied to civil engineering, geotechnics and geomechanics 
  • hydrogeology, hydrology, meteorology and climatology 
  • structural geology 
  • hydrocarbon geology 
  • mineral georesources 
  • geomaterials 
  • geological and thematic mapping 
  • risk analysis 
  • geophysical prospecting 
  • seismology 
  • geological and mathematical modelling 
  • geopedology, geoarchaeology, geosites and cultural heritage 

Activities and contacts

The Department provides the following types of assistance: 

  • scientific collaboration on applied research projects funded or co-funded by public-private partnerships, including European projects. 
    To initiate a research contract, please contact the professor(s) or researcher(s) in charge, or write to the administrative office at segramm.terra@unimi.it
  • provision of consulting and other services for companies and public institutions, in the form of monographic studies in the field of Earth sciences, expert opinions of a scientific or technical nature in the areas of Earth, natural and environmental sciences (also for the purposes of legal disputes), opinions on project activities, feasibility studies, technical and scientific assistance, coordination and supervision activities. 
    To start the paperwork for a consulting or service contract, please contact the professor(s) or researcher(s) in charge or the Head of Department, or write to the administrative office at segramm.terra@unimi.it 
  • provision of fee-based services, i.e. analytical products or services, or experimental tests and analyses conducted in the Department’s laboratories. 

To learn more about each service item, please check the price list or contact the person in charge of the service.