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Korean scientists define the last eruption date of an active volcano in the country

Korean scientists define the last eruption date of an active volcano in the country

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The team will continue to investigate the island to find evidence of more recent volcanic activity

Jeju, Korea, a universally famous vacation spot with natural resources attracting many tourists, has also recently attracted scientific interest, revealing…

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CPT Testing, the Piezocone and Measuring Soil Moisture

CPT Testing, the Piezocone and Measuring Soil Moisture

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When you think of Cone Penetration Testing (CPT) you may tend to focus on the soil being tested, which makes sense…

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Numerical study verifies use of soil filters to enhance dam's earthquake resistance

Numerical study verifies use of soil filters to enhance dam's earthquake resistance

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Soil filters have been used based on experience built up the last 50 years

A sophisticated numerical study comes to verify the engineering practice regarding the use of soil filters in dams' earthquake protection.…

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Scientists explain the bend in the Appalachian mountain chain!

Scientists explain the bend in the Appalachian mountain chain!

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An underground block of volcanic rock compelled the mountain chain to shift

The Appalachian mountains form a 1500 mile long almost straight chain running from Alabama to Newfoundland. The interesting bend observed…

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Report indicates that sea level rise will make many US coastal areas prone to flooding

Report indicates that sea level rise will make many US coastal areas prone to flooding

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Interactive map shows different flooding scenarions in all coastal states!

Non-profit's organization survey and analyses on climate change, point out that South and North Carolina face the threat of extreme flood events…

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Sri Lanka invests in natural disaster protection

Sri Lanka invests in natural disaster protection

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It is the first South Asian country to receive World Bank loan for natural hazard protection program

According to a statement, released by World Bank, Sri Lanka is the first South Asian country to receive funding for…

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16 States at high risk of earthquake according to updated USGS map

16 States at high risk of earthquake according to updated USGS map

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The maps were created including seismic events that occurred after 2008

A new report with updated earthquake maps, issued by the U.S. Geological Survey, reveals the 16 states recognized as high…

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Natural gas pipeline upsets Michigan residents

Natural gas pipeline upsets Michigan residents

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Residents have already seen their properties being affected a year ago

A mega-project natural gas pipeline, proposed to pass through Michigan heading to Ontario, upsets Michigan residents, who fear that their…

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Hong Kong government organises Day Camp to increase awareness on slope safety

Hong Kong government organises Day Camp to increase awareness on slope safety

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Day Camp was organized for secondary school students

An educational initiative aiming in introducing secondary school students to the duties of geotechnical engineers was undertaken by the Hong…

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Geoengineer.org welcomes Controls-Wykeham Farrance as a new sponsor!

Geoengineer.org welcomes Controls-Wykeham Farrance as a new sponsor!

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Educational video and Photo Gallery included !

Geoengineer.org would like to extend a warm welcome to its newest annual corporate sponsor,…

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Announcing CEECareers.com: the Job portal for the Construction, Civil and Environmental Engineering Industry.

Announcing CEECareers.com: the Job portal for the Construction, Civil and Environmental Engineering Industry.

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Finally, companies can post and individuals can find geotechnical engineering jobs immediately, at no cost!

Attracting talent is becoming more competitive, challenging and expensive. CEECareers.com aims to change all that! CEECareeers.com is a…

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Photo gallery: 9 of the world's greatest tunnels!

Photo gallery: 9 of the world's greatest tunnels!

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Learn each tunnel's short story and see the attached photo gallery

2014 is the year of the 20th anniversary of the opening of the Channel Tunnel linking France with the United…

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