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Flood in Genoa: a matter of time

These are two photographs of Genoa.. 8 October 1970 : flood at Brignole Railway Station 4 November 2011: flood at Brignole Railway Station These are two photographs of telephones in Genoa: 31 October 1970: the direct dial reaches across Italy; from this day, 6 and a half million Italians can freely communicate with their own [...]

Anti-pollution exercise

University of Genoa will take part to the anti-pollution exercise RAMOGE-HAVEN 2011 aimed at simulating an environmental emergency caused by accidental pollution. The exercise requires the simulation of marine pollution due to an explosion in the bow of a tanker approaching the Multedo Genoa Harbour carrying 15000 t of oil. To study the movements of [...]

Nuclear Monitoring Network

In Italy the areas subject to monitoring were selected according to their importance for pollution control, likely routes of access into Italian territory of radioactive contamination resulting from accident at a nuclear installation abroad. REMRAD Monitoring network: This network consists of seven sampling stations, capable of analyzing particulate air pollution. Stations are connected automatically to the control [...]

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FRANCE: nuclear-treatment plant explosion

An explosion rocked today  the Centraco nuclear waste treatment center near Marcoule nuclear plant in southern France, the accident occurred at 11:45 a.m.. The Marcoule site is located in Langedoc Roussillon, in southern France, near the Mediterranean Sea. Distance from our Campus about 300Km The Nuclear Safety Authority said there have been no radiation leaks [...]

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