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Tunnel Business Magazine   05 July 2018   World   World  
<p>The geology intersected along a tunnel is an overriding factor in many of the decisions that must be made in planning, designing, and construction. During planning and design, the geotechnical engineer must anticipate the behavior of the tunnel under several ...
Express   11 June 2018   World  
<p>Volcanic eruptions are nearly impossible to predict, but scientists are able to estimate which volcanoes are more “overdue” than others based on their eruption history.<br>Ben Edwards, a professor of earth sciences at Dickinson College, said: "Overdue in ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
EOS   10 May 2018   World   World  
<p>Unlike earthquakes, cyclones, volcanic eruptions, and other natural disasters that are observed in real time by worldwide networks of satellites and sensors, landslides and other types of mass movement are not consistently monitored on a global scale, despite ...
Times of Malta   02 January 2018   World  
<p>The eruption of Mount Agung on the island of Bali has sparked worldwide media interest, yet volcanic eruptions in Indonesia are nothing new. Of the country&rsquo;s 139 &ldquo;active&rdquo; volcanoes, 18 currently have raised alert levels, signifying higher ...
Symmetry magazine   22 November 2017   World  
<p>For the first time, scientists have measured the rate at which high-energy neutrinos are absorbed by our planet, a development that could lead to discoveries about physics and the Earth.</p>
Stuff.co.nz   11 September 2017   World  
<p>Friday's earthquake off Mexico was the largest in that region in over a century, and will add pressure to a region already being battered by several other natural disasters.<br />The earthquake occurred off the west coast of southern Mexico 69 km below ...
The Conversation   12 July 2017   World  
<p>One of the first geological lessons we learn is that continents are constantly moving. The evidence of these plate tectonic movements is written in the rocks. But the rocks only tell us half of the story. The other half is contained in the evolutionary ...
<p>ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the offshore industry, has published Guidance Notes that includes the first industry best practices on design methodology for dynamically installed piles. The new ABS Guidance Notes on Design and Installation ...
Science   14 July 2016   World   World  
<p>Landslides kill thousands of people each year worldwide. They can strike without warning, triggered by earthquakes, erosion, or human construction activity. Since 2002, geoscientist Dave Petley has made it his mission to track landslide-related deaths and ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
Reuters   08 February 2016   World   World  
<p>Green power is cheap enough to compete with fossil fuels and will buck the trend of falling investment in oil and gas as it can offer long-term returns sheltered from political risk, investors and industry analysts say.</p> <p>Oil prices have dropped by ...
Filed under: Energy resources