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Mont Blanc: Glacier collapse risk forces Italy Alps evacuationAug 07, 2020<p>Italian authorities have evacuated about 75 people, mostly tourists, from an Alpine valley as huge blocks of ice threaten to crash down from a glacier.<br />Planpincieux glacier, in the Mont Blanc massif, has weakened because of intense summer heat alternating ...
'There’s still a choice': New Zealand's melting glaciers show the human fingerprints of climate changeAug 03, 2020<p>New research has found extreme melting of the country’s glaciers in 2018 was at least ten times more likely due to human-caused global heating.<br />Twice a year, glaciologist Lauren Vargo and her colleagues set up camp beside two small lakes close ...
Three Gorges Dam under fast mounting flood pressureJul 28, 2020<p>People in cities along China’s Yangtze River, which have already been inundated with water, are now scrambling to shore up embankments and dykes before the Three Gorges Dam releases more water and towns are swamped again by the third big flood this ...
Scientists discover 115-million-year-old fossil of new dinosaur species in BrazilJul 10, 2020<p>A team of Brazilian researchers announced on Friday the discovery of a 115-million-year-old fossil belonging to a previously unknown species of dinosaur in the northeastern state of Ceara.<br />The "Aratasaurus museunacionali" is a previously unknown species ...
Volcano in Indonesia Erupts with Electric-Blue Lava at Night And It's MesmerizingJul 10, 2020<p>An eerily beautiful volcanic eruption in Indonesia will you leave you mesmerized.<br />Kawah Ijen volcano in Indonesia erupted electric-blue fire, that trickles down the mountain slope at night attracting crowds of tourists and photographers.<br />A Paris-based ...
Japan floods kill at least 18 people after record-breaking rainfallJul 07, 2020<p>Tokyo (CNN)Rescue workers in Japan are beginning a desperate search for survivors after dozens were left dead or missing following widespread flash flooding triggered by record rainfall on the southern island of Kyushu.<br />Local authorities confirmed ...
Myanmar: At least 50 die in jade mine landslideJul 02, 2020<p>At least 50 people have died after a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar, according to officials.<br />The incident took place early on Thursday in the jade-rich Hpakant area of Kachin state after a bout of heavy rainfall, the Myanmar Fire Services ...
Added on Aug 26, 2013 in Equipment
RAPID RETAIN – GEOTECHNICAL & STRUCTURAL EFFECTS ON CANTILEVER/RESTRAINED RETAINING WALLS – V3
Added on Oct 02, 2012 in Software
EVALUATION OF COEFFICIENTS OF SUBGRADE REACTION (1955)
The theories of vertical and horizontal subgrade reaction are based on the simplifying assumptions that the subgrade obeys Hooke's law, and that the subgrade reaction on the base of a rigid centrally loaded plate resting on the horizontal surface of the subgrade ...
Added on May 08, 2013 in Publications
Geotechpedia reached a 1000 links on Geotechnical Software Applications!
Since 2012 Geotechpedia’s database is continually growing of geotechnical engineering information, including links for free geotechnical paper and publications, links for geotechnical equipment, hardware and heavy duty machinery, links for geotechnical software applications etc. Geotechpedia team is now pleased to announce that a thousand links on Geotechnical Software Applications have been registered! Each software is … Continue reading Geotechpedia reached a 1000 links on Geotechnical Software Applications!
Feb 07, 2019
Geosysta winning the Greece Challenge for ReTiMoS landslide monitor system, in the ESNC 2018!
Geosysta participated in the European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) with the idea: “Real time monitoring of slopes and landslides with low cost GNSS receivers (ReTiMoS)” and was the Regional Winner of Greece. Geosysta’s real time, cloud-based software Minefeed produces reliable storage, evaluation and alerts for slope stability monitoring based on records captured by topographic and … Continue reading Geosysta winning the Greece Challenge for ReTiMoS landslide monitor system, in the ESNC 2018!
Dec 17, 2018
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