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10 years in making, longest bridge on Manali–Leh highway completeOct 07, 2020<p>The longest bridge on the strategic Manali – Leh highway, located in Himachal Pradesh, is complete and will be opened for traffic this month.<br />While easing the flow of traffic, the new structure had greatly increased load carrying capacity. <br ...
Landslide, floods from monsoon rains kill at least 41 in India, NepalAug 31, 2020<p>A landslide and floods caused by heavy rains have killed at least 41 people in Nepal and India in the past week, officials said on Monday, as the annual monsoon season enters its final stretch after claiming hundreds of lives in South Asia. Ten people, ...
Fossil footprints from 313 million years ago oldest ever found in Grand CanyonAug 22, 2020<p>Fossil footprints from 313 million years ago are the oldest to ever be found in the Grand Canyon.<br />A geology professor from Norway, Allan Krill, made the surprising discovery four years ago on a hike with students.<br />Lying next to the trail, in plain ...
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 ...
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Added on Nov 19, 2012 in Equipment
Added on Oct 16, 2012 in Software
ENGINEERING AND DESIGN OF I-WALLS (2011)
<p>This EC provides guidance on the design of I-walls used as flood barriers on either coastal or inland flood risk management systems. This EC will be updated periodically as more information becomes available to incorporate results of additional physical ...
Added on Sep 08, 2012 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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