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<p>InSAR (space-borne Synthetic Aperture Radar Interferometry) data has revealed to be useful for surveying landslides and permafrost creeping features (e.g. rock glaciers) as it permits a time-lapse quantification of topography changes at mm to cm resolution ...
Reference: Jahrestagung der Schweizerischen Geomorphologischen Gesellschaft
A growing concern that increasing levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere are contributing to global climate change has led to a search for economical and environmentally sound ways to reduce carbon dioxide (CO<sub>2</sub>) emissions.
Reference: Environmental Geosciences, v. 18, no. 1 (March 2011), pp. 19–34
The Geologic Resources Division of the National Park Service initiated and funded the development of this manual to provide guidance for resource managers seeking to establish the status and trends of geologic resources and processes within the National Park ...
Reference: The Geological Society of America
Caves are naturally occurring underground voids. They occur in many types of rocks in many ecosystems.This paper discusses monitoring of geological resources and processes in caves.
Reference: Geological Society of America, p. 27–46, doi: 10.1130/2009
Producing maps with the use of GIS.
Reference: International Journal of Geology Issue 3, Volume 2
The Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) Soil and Rock Instrumentation Committee initiated the development of an e-circular on the use of inclinometers to facilitate technology transfer to state department of transportation (DOT) engineers and researchers ...
Reference: TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH Number E-C129 October 2008
<p>The potential of ERS InSAR for detecting slope motion in a periglacial mountain environment has been tested in the western part of the Swiss Alps. An inventory has been built from the analysis of the InSAR data. It contains a large number of areas that ...
Reference: Grazer Schriften der Geographie und Raumforschung Band 43, 2007
Remote monitoring of slope movement using electronic instrumentation can be an effective approach for many unstable or potentially unstable slopes. Water levels can be observed using vibrating wire piezometers. Movements and deformation can be determined ...
Reference: Submitted to "ENGINEERING GEOLOGY PRACTICE IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA"
An assessment of four different remote sensing based methods for deriving digital elevation models (DEMs) was conducted in a floodprone watershed in North Carolina. New airborne LIDAR (light detecting and ranging) and IFSAR (interferometric synthetic aperture ...
Reference: Remote Sensing of Environment 84 (2003) 295-308
Geological repositories for the disposal of high level radioactive waste are designed to provide isolation of the waste from the human environment for many thousands of years. Monitoring the environment of such repositories is not therefore expected to reveal ...
Reference: IAEA-TECDOC-1208