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PSInSAR Analysis in the Pisa Urban Area (Italy): A Case Study of Subsidence Related to Stratigraphical Factors and Urbanization

Lorenzo Solari, Andrea Ciampalini, Federico Raspini, Silvia Bianchini, Sandro Moretti
2016 Remote Sensing  
The case studies in the eastern sector of the urban area have demonstrated the direct correlation between the age of construction of buildings and the registered subsidence rates, showing the importance  ...  Permanent Scatterer Interferometry (PSI) has been used to detect and characterize the subsidence of the Pisa urban area, which extends for 33 km 2 within the Arno coastal plain (Tuscany, Italy).  ...  The land subsidence in the study area is mainly due to two principal factors: high compressibility of clayey layers and recent urbanization of the eastern part of the city.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs8020120 fatcat:jw57lzyyzne5dblez7uhqpua7a

From ERS 1/2 to Sentinel-1: Subsidence Monitoring in Italy in the Last Two Decades

Lorenzo Solari, Matteo Del Soldato, Silvia Bianchini, Andrea Ciampalini, Pablo Ezquerro, Roberto Montalti, Federico Raspini, Sandro Moretti
2018 Frontiers in Earth Science  
Because of its geological context, Italy is prone to slow natural subsidence phenomena sometimes aggravated and accelerated, especially along the coasts and in urbanized areas, by anthropogenic factors  ...  In this paper, we present a brief review on the applications, in the last decades, of both single and multi-interferogram techniques to monitor ground lowering in urban areas along the Italian Peninsula  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors want to thank the associate editor Victoria Miller and the reviewers for their valuable suggestions and comments which improved the quality of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.3389/feart.2018.00149 fatcat:qcb5ja3jxfdxrobl2h2zdzhxcu

Evaluation of subsidence induced by long-lasting buildings load using InSAR technique and geotechnical data: The case study of a Freight Terminal (Tuscany, Italy)

Andrea Ciampalini, Lorenzo Solari, Roberto Giannecchini, Yuri Galanti, Sandro Moretti
2019 International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation  
) and geotechnical data to investigate the driving factors of subsidence which affect a freight terminal located along the a coastal plain of Tuscany (central Italy).  ...  The geotechnical and stratigraphical analysis of the subsurface data (boreholes, cone penetration tests and dilatometer tests) highlights the presence of a 15 m thick layer formed of clay characterized  ...  Acknowledgement Constructive comments from two anonymous reviewers and the associate editor improved the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jag.2019.101925 fatcat:bqxe4s6gt5axva2ji66rkip3pu

From Picture to Movie: Twenty Years of Ground Deformation Recording Over Tuscany Region (Italy) With Satellite InSAR

Silvia Bianchini, Federico Raspini, Lorenzo Solari, Matteo Del Soldato, Andrea Ciampalini, Ascanio Rosi, Nicola Casagli
2018 Frontiers in Earth Science  
The study area is characterized by both subsidence of alluvial plains and landslides on hilly and mountainous reliefs.  ...  Tuscany has a leading role in Italy in the field of interferometric applications: the first InSAR analyses, which date back to 2003, were performed at local basin scale, by exploiting various PSI-based  ...  More recently, Solari et al. (2016 Solari et al. ( , 2017 studied subsidence in the urban area of Pisa on the Arno coastal plain in relation to stratigraphical factors and urbanization: the spatial distribution  ... 
doi:10.3389/feart.2018.00177 fatcat:z4ahvqmszrfu3jnleu242it4cy

A Sentinel-1-based clustering analysis for geo-hazards mitigation at regional scale: a case study in Central Italy

Roberto Montalti, Lorenzo Solari, Silvia Bianchini, Matteo Del Soldato, Federico Raspini, Nicola Casagli
2019 Geomatics, Natural Hazards & Risk  
The target area is Tuscany Region, located in the central part of Italy and affected by a wide gamma of geohazards, ranging from landslides to large subsidence areas.  ...  In this work, a hotspot-like method is presented by filtering a large stack of Sentinel-1 images processed by means of the SqueeSAR algorithm.  ...  The InSAR Sentinel-1 data analysis on Tuscany region is founded and supported by the Regional Government of Tuscany, under the agreement "Monitoring ground deformation in the Tuscany Region with satellite  ... 
doi:10.1080/19475705.2019.1690058 fatcat:li2nmlxtlzgctg477wnmtdkoue