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<p>The sixth edition of the &ldquo;Manual for Erosion and Sediment Control in Georgia&rdquo; has been revised with a focus on performance standards. Implementation of newly researched practices has been incorporated to expand on the traditional erosion and ...
Filed under: Geology -  General Geology
Reference: Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission, 2014
<p>This study was carried out in selected districts of Mashonaland, East and Central provinces of Zimbabwe in 2011 to determine the environmental impacts of earth dam failures and spillway malfunctions with regards to soil erosion. A total of 14 earth dams ...
Reference: Vol. 3 (5), pp. 177-186, August 2013
This chapter presents the main abrasive effects observed in concrete hydraulic surfaces of dams of hydroelectric power plant (HPP). These types of hydraulic structures are subject to solicitations for dynamics order due to water flow at high speed usually ...
Reference: Publisher InTech Published online 16, March, 2012
In June 2011, the Track Fire burned 113 square kilometers (km2) in Colfax County, northeastern New Mexico, and Las Animas County, southeasternColorado, including the upper watersheds of Chicorica and Raton Creeks. The burned landscape is now at risk of damage ...
Reference: Open-File Report 2011–1257
Landslide Brus was occurred in April 2005, near Brus village in Istria, Croatia. Landslide is typical block sliding and landslide body consists of practically unique flysch rock mass block, 150 m long and 35 m wide. Sliding was occurred momentary, without ...
Reference: Proceedings of the European Rock Mechanics Symposium (Eurock 2010)
<p>In general, the activities of harbour district, coastal construction and re-transportation of tide and current are all possible to influence the stability of research area and sediment environment in nearshore area. It indicates that status of deposit property ...
Reference: Journal of Marine Science and Technology, Vol. 18, No. 6, pp. 809-818 (2010)
Block Cave mining is one method used to extract ore from underground diamond mines as well as other massive orebodies such as copper. This necessitates the excavation of many kilometers of tunnel within the ore body. The integrity of these excavations needs ...
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This guide presents a strategy and information to assist professional judgment in developing cost-effective erosion control treatments for conditions commonly encountered on USDA Forest Service lands. This guide focuses on erosion control treatment and does ...
Filed under: Soil Mechanics -  Earthworks
Reference: United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
This dissertation discusses the evolution of mountains, particularly the interaction between uplift, which is controlled by horizontally-directed plate tectonic and vertically directed isostatic forces, and erosion, which encompasses glacial, periglacial, ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: Presented to the Department of Geological Sciences and the Graduate School of the University of Oregon in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy December 2006
Rio de Janeiro's Municipal Theatre building was built in an eclectic style at the beginning of the 20th century (1905-1909). Its design was inspired in the Paris Opera of Garnier and blocks of gneissic rock were used as masonry on the first floor. It has been ...
Reference: The 10th IAEG International Congress, Nottingham, United Kingdom, 6-10 September 2006, paper number 290