IMEDEA Calendar
Dj 11th abr.
2:00 pm
4:00 pm
Curso Base Programacion
Sala reuniones 3
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Dv 12th abr.
11:30 am
12:00 pm


Geothermal energy is the cleanest and the most reliable source of renewable energy when compared to other options like solar or wind. From lighting up 5 bulbs in Italy in 1904, electricity generation from geothermal energy sources has come a long way to a total capacity of 16,355 MW (0.5% of total) by the end of 2023, most of which coming from hydrothermal reservoirs. In order to accelerate the scaling of electricity generation, Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) in non-volcanic areas need to be developed. Creating these EGS requires enhancing the permeability of natural fractures through a process called hydraulic stimulation. A natural outcome of this process is microseismicity (usually Mw<2), but in a few occasions, there have been earthquakes of greater magnitude (e.g., Mw 3.4 and Mw 5.5 at Basel (Switzerland) and Pohang (Korea Republic), respectively) which were very disturbing and ended up with project cancellation. Hydraulic stimulation operations are usually designed making use of a scaling law which states that the maximum magnitude of induced earthquakes is linearly proportional to the total volume of water injected into the system. Our numerical studies on hydraulic stimulation in EGS show that the injection protocol has a stronger contribution to the maximum magnitude earthquake over the total volume of injected water.


Sala de Seminarios del IMEDEA, Esporles
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Dl 15th abr.
to Dl 22nd abr.

PREREGISTRO al Curso de Buceo Científico 2024 abierto:

Se anuncia que el preregistro al curso de buceo científico 2024 está abierto a partir del 05 de marzo hasta el 13 de marzo.

Enlace al formulario de registro:

Fechas del curso: 15 al 23 de Abril (excluyendo el fin de semana)

Tasa de registro / precio del curso: 350€

Número de plazas: 18 (se seleccionarán los candidatos con mejores criterios, serán informados via mail después del cierre del preregistro, hasta el 18 de marzo.)

Preguntas a: o 971611716


IMEDEA y Puerto de Pollença
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