TERRE: Training Engineers and Researchers to Rethink geotechnical Engineering for a low carbon future

Durée : 2015 - 2019
Programme : H2020
Portée : Européenne

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TERRE aims to develop novel geo-technologies to address the competitiveness challenge of the European construction industry in a low carbon agenda. It will be delivered through an inter-sectoral and intra-European coordinated PhD programme focused on carbon-efficient design of geotechnical infrastructure.


  • Coordinating Institution: University of Strathclyde
  • University of Glasgow
  • Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour, University of Cassino
  • University of Durham
  • University of Naples Federico II
  • Delft University of Technology
  • INRA – Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique
  • CIMNE-International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering Limit State Ltd
  • Nobatek
  • Kempfert Geotechnik Gmbh
  • Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne


  • Dainese R., 2019. The use of the high-capacity tensiometer as part of an integrated system to monitor the soil-plant continuum for geotechnical applications. Thèse en co-tutelle Université Montpellier (GAIA) et University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Royaume Uni.
  • Dias A. S., 2019. The effect of vegetation on slope stability of shallow pyroclastic soil covers.Thèse (GAIA). Montpellier : Université de Montpellier, 216 p.
  • Fraccica A. 2019. Experimental study and numerical modelling of soil-roots hydro-mechanical interactions. Thèse en co-tutelle Université Montpellier (GAIA) et Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelone, Espagne.
  • Rossi L., 2019. Carbon sequestration in soil along road embankments. Thèse (GAIA). Montpellier : Université de Montpellier.