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Dinosaur extinction was 'all about the asteroid,' casting doubt about volcano's impact, new study saysJan 17, 2020<p>Several studies have suggested a volcano eruption played a greater role in the extinction of the dinosaurs than the asteroid that crashed into modern-day Mexico. A new study is hoping to end the debate, suggesting "it was all about the asteroid."<br />The ...
Meteorite contains the oldest material on Earth: 7-billion-year-old stardustJan 14, 2020<p>Stars have life cycles. They’re born when bits of dust and gas floating through space find each other and collapse in on each other and heat up. They burn for millions to billions of years, and then they die. When they die, they pitch the particles ...
Kashmir avalanche: Horrific landslide leaves at least 85 dead and 10 missingJan 14, 2020<p>Dozens of homes have been destroyed this morning after a series of avalanches caused landslides, killing at least 85. It was reported this morning that the death toll was at 55. It has since risen by 30 but more people are feared to have been killed.<br ...
Earthquakes in Puerto Rico have changed the landscape. Satellites can see it from space.Jan 14, 2020<p>The swarm of earthquakes that have rocked Puerto Rico recently left marks that are visible from space.<br>About 2,000 quakes have shaken Puerto Rico since late December, with the most powerful a 6.4-magnitude temblor that took place last Tuesday (Jan. 7), ...
What the shell?! Meet the Rhea, the 100-year-old turtle who can't swim underwater because she can't fartJan 08, 2020<p>A 100-year-old green sea turtle is undergoing lifesaving treatment after she was found in the ocean by fishermen who noticed she wasn't able to dive. <br />Rhea the green sea turtle was brought to the Ark Aid Animal Hospital in the Northern Territory on ...
Australia's Wildfires and Climate Change Are Making One Another Worse in a Vicious, Devastating CircleJan 07, 2020<p>The hot, dry conditions that primed southeastern Australia’s forest and fields for the bushfires that have been ravaging the country since September are likely to continue, scientists warn — and climate change has likely made the situation much worse.<br>Over ...
Death toll from Jakarta landslides and flash floods reaches 60Jan 05, 2020<p>JAKARTA – Landslides and floods triggered by torrential downpours have left at least 60 people dead in and around Indonesia’s capital, and rescuers struggled to search for people apparently buried under tons of mud, officials said Saturday.<br ...
Pit Viper 271: Rotary blasthole drill rig - Large range
Added on Oct 09, 2012 in Equipment
Added on Oct 02, 2012 in Software
MICROPILE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION (REFERENCE MANUAL FOR NHI COURSE 132078) (2005)
The use of micropiles has grown significantly since their conception in the 1950s, and in particular since the mid-1980s. Micropiles have been used mainly as foundation support elements to resist static and seismic loads, and to a lesser extent, as in-situ ...
Added on Mar 05, 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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