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This report summarizes experience from geoscientific studies of the Excavation Damaged and Disturbed Zones in sedimentary rocks. The bulk of these studies have been performed as part of research programs for radioactive waste disposal in argillaceous rocks. ...
Filed under: Geology -  General Geology
Reference: NWMO DGR-TR-2011-21
The growth of the holy city of Makkah demonstrates a unique example among the birth of cities in the world. It flourished in a desert area, having no reliable source of water, food, or any other human culture. With the continuous growth of the city, the area ...
Reference: The 10th IAEG International Congress, Nottingham, United Kingdom, 6-10 September 2006, Paper number 552
The pollution of surface and/or ground water caused by the inflow of drainage water from mudstone excavation sites is a serious issue in Japan. It has been recognized that this issue results from the discharge of sulfate generated by the decomposition of pyrite ...
Reference: The 10th IAEG International Congress, Nottingham, United Kingdom, 6-10 September 2006, Paper number 265
The 2004 Chuetsu earthquake (M 6.8) triggered thousands of landslides in the Miocene to Quaternary sedimentary rocks in Japan. The most common landslides were shallow disrupted landslides on steep slopes without geologic preference, but deep, coherent landslides ...
Reference: The 10th IAEG International Congress, Nottingham, United Kingdom, 6-10 September 2006, Paper number 408
The preparation and compilation of an engineering geological map of Patras city wider area, at a scale of 1:5,000 is presented, prepared as a part of a thorough geotechnical study of the broader area of the city<br>for urban planning purposes. In this map, ...
Reference: The 10th IAEG International Congress, Nottingham, United Kingdom, 6-10 September 2006, Paper number 241
A discussion on the use of the geological strength index (GSI) for the characterisation of tectonically undisturbed but lithologically varied sedimentary rocks rock masses is presented. Two GSI charts are proposed for estimating the mechanical properties ...
Reference: International Journal of Rock Mechanics & Mining Sciences 42 (2005) 277-285
This paper summarises the geological features of the Larderello-Travale and Monte Amiata areas, where the world&rsquo;s most ancient exploited geothermal fields are located. In both geothermal areas, three regional tectonostratigraphic elements are distinguished, ...
Filed under: Geology -  General Geology
Reference: 32nd International Geological Congress, Episodes Vol.26 No.3
<p>The distribution of Eocene-Oligocene turbidite facies in the Pindos foreland and the paleocurrent directions of submarine fan deposits, of the Peloponnesus area, document the proximal part of an underfilled foreland basin. The definition of Pindos foreland ...
Filed under: Geology -  General Geology
Reference: Episodes Vol. 35, no.