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Montana Standard   20 June 2017   USA   Wise River, Montana  
<p>EarthBook Montana &mdash; a four-week series of Saturday classes on area geology &mdash; starts in the Wise River Community Building in Wise River at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 24.</p>
ABC7 Eyewitness News   20 June 2017   USA   New York  
<p>Emergency crews worked frantically to free a worker following an accident at a construction site in Queens Tuesday.<br />There was a massive sigh of relief when firefighters finally rescued the trapped construction worker and gave him hope for another day.<br ...
Filed under: Construction News
Newsweek   06 June 2017   USA   Cleveland Utah  
<p>Scientists have finally solved a 100-year-old mystery about a dinosaur graveyard in Cleveland, Utah.<br />The Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry (CLDQ) was first discovered in the 1920s and excavations soon showed it was the densest deposit of Jurassic theropod ...
Mercury News   31 May 2017   USA   California  
<p>New aerial photos of the massive new Big Sur landslide show that the California coast has expanded by a stunning 13 acres &mdash; the size of 10 football fields.</p> <p>The historic three-dimensional images of our sudden growth spurt &mdash; an exhilarating ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
KATU   09 May 2017   USA   Oregon  
<p>ROWENA, Ore. &ndash; Landslide debris is blocking the Historic Columbia River Highway (Highway 30) near Rowena Loop, the Oregon Dept. of Transportation said.<br />The slide, reported on Monday afternoon, is about 200 feet long and 125 feet wide.</p>
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Fox News   08 May 2017   USA   Fenton  
<p>FENTON, MO (KTVI) - Bryan Schrock has been in his Fenton home on Big Sky Drive for about two years. He saw the rain of 2015 and things were fine in his back yard. However, the most recent rain has caused a mud slide that’s been growing from inches to feet ...
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KATU   18 April 2017   USA   Washington State  
<p>Above average rainfall since October has led to a rash of landslides around northwest Oregon and southwest Washington.<br />Geologists with the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI) and the Washington Department of Natural Resources ...
Yahoo News   04 April 2017   USA   USA  
<p>WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. developers ramped up construction spending in February to the largest amount in nearly 11 years, led by more building of homes, highways and schools.</p> <p>Construction spending rose 0.8 percent in February to the highest level ...
Filed under: Construction News
Next Reality   24 March 2017   USA   Washington  
<p>LOOOK, a Seattle-based mixed reality and development studio, can now peer into the future with their new geotechnical engineering visualization application for Microsoft HoloLens.<br /><br />Developed in partnership with BGC Engineering, a geotechnical ...
bigthink   24 March 2017   USA   Alaska  
<p>On October 17, 2015, a rainy night to begin with, a huge tsunami cresting at 600 feet barreled through the darkness of the remote Taan fjord in Alaska. It stripped away forests on both sides of the fjord, and dragged an iceberg out into Icy Bay on the coast. ...
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