The Institute of Environmental Geology and Geoengineering (IGAG) was born in 2001 from the merger of five previous institutes operating in the fields of geology, engineering, chemistry and geochemistry, thus achieving the integration of skills typical of the Earth sciences, geotechnical and mining engineering and environmental chemistry.
Thanks to the investment that the institute has made in technological innovation and the development of innovative analytical and experimental methods, the IGAG laboratories constitute an important infrastructural asset that manages to attract researchers from Italian and foreign research institutions.
The 34 analytical, experimental and field laboratories put multidisciplinary skills into a network, which carries out experimentation and in-depth activities as part of the activities envisaged by the research topic lines.
The network of IGAG laboratories constitutes an important endowment for the Institute’s researchers, who exploit their technological skills and abilities in the context of the projects they are involved in, but also for the external scientific and technical community, for which it represents a point of fundamental contact with the skills of IGAG researchers.
The structure supports research based on geosciences applied to the various fields of investigation summarized in the institute’s thematic lines and third mission activities.
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Laboratory of Applied Geophysics
As part of the geophysical measurement and testing, the group skills are focused to design dedicated experiments and to geophysical data interpretation, including the development o
Geotechnics and Sedimentology Lab
The laboratory deals with sedimentological analysis, dry and wet sieving for consultant and for research (mainly recent and ancient volcanoclastic deposits). It is also possible to
Laboratory of Risk Analysis and Emergency Management
The Laboratory of Risk Analysis and Emergency Management of CNR-IGAG (LARGE) is an “open environment” where researchers and young researchers from different disciplines (from E
Joint CNR-UNIMI Lab of Cathodoluminescence Microscopy
The joint CNR-UNIMI Lab is located at the Dept. of Earth Sciences of University of Milano, and consists of a Cathodoluminescence probe (CITL CL MK5) coupled with a petrographic mic
Laboratory of Palynology and Palaeoecology
The Laboratory of Palynology and Palaeoecology is mainly devoted to Quaternary studies: pollen analysis of continuous long stratigraphic successions (e.g. lacustrine and peat depos
Laboratory of Stratigraphy
The Lab. of Stratigraphy has expertise in stratigraphic drillings through a wide range of manual corers, in sediment description and preservation. The Lab. facilities include tools
Laboratory of Experimental Volcanotectonics
The Laboratory of Experimental Volcanotectonics is equipped with three main modelling apparatus for the analysis of the interplay among volcanic processes, tectonics and crustal st