Service Name: C4G-Hub
Brief Description: Portal (www.c4g-pt.eu) to access information about available services to stakeholders and to find data and products. The C4G-Hub also includes an intranet reserved for partners where all C4G documentation is accessible.
Service Name: C4G Academy
Brief Description: eLearning and in-house training for graduate students and professionals in the public and private sectors
Partner: All Partners
Service Name: Data Curation
Brief Description: Long-time preservation of historical and new data: – Digital data and its metadata is stored (to make available when requested) in dedicated servers with backup; – Collection of maps and rock samples is stored and made available through online catalogues. – Long-time preservation of seismic raw.
Partner: UBI, INESC-TEC, LNEG, IPMA
Service Name: Dissemination of Geodetic Data
Brief Description: Brief Description Management and dissemination of data and products: – National Repository of GNSS Data – EPOS node (https://glass.epos.ubi.pt/glasswebui/#/site); – EPOS-GNSS Products European Portal (https://gnssproducts.epos.ubi.pt); – DGT Data Portal (http://mapas.dgterritorio.pt/viewer/index.html).
Partner: UBI, DGT
Service Name: Access to seismic data archive
Brief Description: Access to the seismic database (raw-data) and associated metadata, acquired by the permanent seismic stations that operate in Portugal: https://ceida.ipma.pt linked to ORFEUS
Service Name: Drill core Library
Brief Description: Access to drill cores for examination and sampling.
Service Name: Tsunami warning system
Brief Description: The first information from an earthquake generated tsunamigenic source is given by the seismic waves. These are analyzed and the 1st message is issued after a few minutes from the event onset. The tsunami warning level is updated after information is collected from coastal tide gauges.
Partner: IPMA, DGT
Service Name: Assessment of soil contamination
Brief Description: Geochemical, mineralogical, morphological and size characterization of superficial and underground soils. Radiological characterization and radionuclide discrimination by gamma spectrometry. Geospatial modelling. Risk assessment.
Partner: UA, UC, UBI, IST, FEUP
Service Name: Assessment of waters (superficial and underground) and stream sediments contamination
Brief Description: Geochemical, mineralogical, morphological and size characterization of stream sediments. Hydrogeochemical assessment of water stream waters. Radon quantification in waters. Geospatial modelling. Risk assessment.
Partner: UA, UC, UBI, IST, FEUP
Service Name: Field Geodetic Campaigns
Brief Description: Direct support to GNSS and Gravimetric campaigns using pools of equipment acquired by C4G (GNSS) and available at several institutions (Gravimeters).
Partner: UBI, DGT, LNEG, FCUP, FCUL, RAEGE
Service Name: Marine magnetic surveys
Brief Description: Acquisition and processing of magnetic data on the oceans and interpretation of the derived products.
Service Name: Acquisition, processing & interpretation of seismic data
Brief Description: Seismic methods allow to obtain structural and property information for the subsoil with high resolution. The equipment available allows to reach investigation depths of 500 m with a resolution of about 2 to 5 m (P-wave) or a resolution about 0.4 m at a depth of 30 m (S-wave)
Partner: UE, LNEG, IPMA, FCUL, ISEL
Service Name: Acquisition, processing & interpretation of magnetic, electric and electro-magnetic data
Brief Description: These methods allow to infer underground properties in a fast economic and expedite procedure, also supplying structural information in environmental, archaeological and hydrogeological studies, etc. GPR in particular, provides high-resolution data (few cm).
Partner: LNEG, IST, UE
Service Name: mapRS
Brief Description: Mapping for geo-resource management, environment and geohazards emergency situations derived from multi-source remote sensing data. Either with standard algorithms or conceptualized for specific requests.
Partner: IST, IGOT, LNEG
Service Name: droneMAP
Brief Description: Data acquisition using drones and processing for thematic characterization, monitoring purposes and validation upon request.
Partner: IST, IGOT, UBI
Service Name: Absolute determination of magnetic declination at airports and aerodromes
Brief Description: The absolute determination of magnetic declination at airports and aerodromes (using DI-Flux magnetic theodolites) is an essential and a legal requirement for operability and safety of aviation services.
Service Name: Survey for submarine resources
Brief Description: Identification of potential areas for submarine georesources exploration.
Service Name: Monitoring of Radon emission on soils and rocks for environmental control
Brief Description: Environmental control of Radon emissions and verification of compliance with new legislation on this issue.
Partner: UBI, UC
Service Name: Assessment of indoor and outdoor air contamination
Brief Description: Indoor and outdoor dust particles geochemical, mineralogical, morphological and size characterization. Geospatial modelling. Risk assessment.
Partner: UA, UC, UBI, FEUP
Service Name: Assessment of the susceptibility of slope instability
Brief Description: Landslides can cause significant damage and disruption. Factors to evaluate landslide susceptibility: Elevation, Slope, Topographic Position Index), Lithology, Soil Type, Ecological Units and Available Water. The service is provided at the national, regional and local scales.
Service Name: GeoSpatial Data Modelling
Brief Description: Description and characterization of natural phenomena by modelling spatially correlated data through the application of geostatistical and machine learning tools.
Partner: IST, IGOT
Service Name: Flow modelling in porous and fractured media
Brief Description: Modelling and characterization of fluids dynamics (oil-water-gas) in complex geological formations considering both porous and fractured media. Optimization of key geological and engineering parameters. Application for groundwater and hydrocarbon accumulations and geological CO2 storage.
Service Name: Catalogue of potentially dangerous asteroids already identified and tracked
Brief Description: Catalogue of already identified and tracked asteroids whose orbits are at risk of collision with Earth
Service Name: Solar activity
Brief Description: Monitoring of Solar activity.
Partner: UC, FCUP
Service Name: Determination of rock deformability and index properties
Brief Description: Determination of Young modulus static, Young modulus dynamic and Poisson ratio. Determination of swelling and Slake durability; hardness determination by Schmidt hammer.
Partner: IST, ISEL
Service Name: Dissemination of permafrost temperature data and ground deformation in Antarctica
Brief Description: Update of the PERMANTAR database of hourly ground temperatures from the Western Antarctic Peninsula observatories, and annual ground deformation data from stakes inserted in the ground at Hurd Peninsula (Livingston Island).
Service Name: Environmental Consulting in Polar and mountainous regions
Brief Description: Highly relevant expert advice on environmental issues in extreme environments, including logistics, EIA, policy, mapping and pure research advice and support
Partner: IGOT, IST, UBI
Service Name: Mineral, geochemical and isotopic characterization of geological materials
Brief Description: Mineral identification and semi quantitative analyses (X-ray diffraction). Mineral chemistry (electron microprobe). Total rock analyses (major and trace element composition obtained by X-ray fluorescence and inductively coupled plasma MS); and their isotopic characterization (Thermal ionization MS)
Partner: UA, LNEG, FCUL, FEUP
Service Name: Monitoring of geomagnetic activity in mainland Portugal
Brief Description: Monitoring of geomagnetic activity is based on continuous recordings obtained with the variometer (FGE, ver. J) of the Coimbra observatory, allowing the calculation of geomagnetic activity indices (K indices) and the characterization and study of magnetic storms, with applications in space weather.
Service Name: Life Cycle Analysis of Mineral resources
Brief Description: Defining phases and frontiers: extraction, processing, storage and treatment of tailings, energy inventory and fugitive emissions. Quantify the potential for global warming, abiotic depletion, acidification, eutrophication, human toxicity, photo-chemical, aquatic and terrestrial ecotoxicities.
Service Name: Service Name Technical Studies on the Extractability of Mineral Deposits
Brief Description: Brief Description Partial studies in the field of ore extraction. Examples: Estimation of exploitable resources, simulation of sequences of extraction, definition and articulation between unit operations, optimisation of a blasting diagram, definition of ore typologies considering its processing.
In which node(s)/ institutions(s) is it available
Partner: FEUP, IST
Service Name: Physical, Chemical and Environmental Characterization of ores
Brief Description: Standardized tests concerning the physical ch. (grain size distributions, densities, grindability, aptitude for flotation,…), chemical characterization (composition, pH and Eh) and environmental characterization (potential of acid generation, natural leaching, natural biological activity, …)
Partner: FEUP, IST, UA
Service Name: Unit Operations in Ore Physical, Chemical and Biological Ore Processing
Brief Description: Batch tests of unit operations. Physical Processing (Fragmentation, Grinding, Classification, Gravitic, Magnetic and Flotation Concentrations). Chemical Processing (All types of leaching, ion exchange, solvent extraction). Biochemical processing: (bio-leaching in bioreactors).
Partner: FEUP, IST
Service Name: Geo-environment assessment
Brief Description: Integrated studies on geo-environment and circular economy for the reduction, reuse, recovery and recycling of materials and energy
Partner: FEUP, IST
Service Name: Consultancy on Solid Earth
Brief Description: Scientific and technical consultancy on Solid Earth for academic, and public and private institutions at national and international level
Partner: All Partners
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