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Slow moving landslide in Jackson, Wyoming, urges for evacuation of the area

Slow moving landslide in Jackson, Wyoming, urges for evacuation of the area

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The possibility of a violent sliding event is estimated around 5%.

A 100ft deep, slow moving landslide in Wyoming is gradually tearing apart a house on a hilltop, as authorities are…

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Challenges encountered in dam removal and underwater valley restoration projects

Challenges encountered in dam removal and underwater valley restoration projects

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From lowering the water lever behind the dam, to stabilizing and re-vegetating slopes and reservoir floor

Built in 1913 to provide the earthquake-devastated San Francisco with fresh water, the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir has given rise to significant…

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Mudslide in Tajikistan kills six children and buries village under the mud

Mudslide in Tajikistan kills six children and buries village under the mud

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Fears that more are buried under the mud

A mudslide hit the area of Shuroabad, 150 miles south of the Tajik capital of Dushanbe, near the Afghan borders…

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The success story of the Calcutta underground sewage network.

The success story of the Calcutta underground sewage network.

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The project is expected to deal with Calcutta's flooding problem

The underground sewage network spreading under Calcutta, built back in 1875 by the British settlers, was equivalent to the systems…

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A West Coast earthquake early warning system at stake due to lack of funding, as Japan's is active since 2007

A West Coast earthquake early warning system at stake due to lack of funding, as Japan's is active since 2007

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It will take $80 million to expand the system and operate it for 5 years

Earthquake prediction has been a challenge for scientists for decades until the development of early warning systems, already up and…

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LiDAR technology: a new perspective in landslide risk evaluation

LiDAR technology: a new perspective in landslide risk evaluation

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Laser techology in the service of geotechnical hazard evaluation!

On the occasion of the Oso landslide, LiDAR technology comes forward, as an efficient means of revealing landslide risk. Signs…

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Opening the classroom to the geo-profession 2: Web-based class projects on Ground Improvement prepared by University of Michigan students are available now for everybody to review!

Opening the classroom to the geo-profession 2: Web-based class projects on Ground Improvement prepared by University of Michigan students are available now for everybody to review!

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Review them today at http://www.geoengineer.org/education/web-based-class-projects

Students from the University of Michigan who are taking this semester the graduate level course CEE 542 on “Soil and…

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Detroit riverfront: A petcoke storage company claiming to store 100ft of materials

Detroit riverfront: A petcoke storage company claiming to store 100ft of materials

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The company aims in exceeding the current allowable height of 8ft.

Stockpiling materials along the Detroit riverfront is subject to an eight-foot height restriction, however a Detroit based company now seeks an…

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A landslide in Jalisco Mexico is caught live by local driver

A landslide in Jalisco Mexico is caught live by local driver

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The road appears already closed, probably as a result of an earlier event.

A landslide which occurred probably during the weekend in Jalisco, Mexico totally blocks the adjacent road, while drivers are watching…

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Anti-liquefaction pilot program in Canterbury, New Zealand

Anti-liquefaction pilot program in Canterbury, New Zealand

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The EQC-led program attracts international interest and its results will probably have worldwide application

The Canterbury earthquake of 2011 in New Zealand caused extensive liquefaction damage to residential areas, and became the fourth most…

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8.2 quake hits northern Chile, triggering tsunami warning

8.2 quake hits northern Chile, triggering tsunami warning

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Increased seismic activity has been recorded in the area the past few weeks.

An 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit northern Chile on Tuesday evening at 20:46 local time about 86km north-west of the mining area of…

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New Video on Vertek's CPT Push Systems

New Video on Vertek's CPT Push Systems

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Vertek's Lightest, Smallest Portable CPT Push Platform

Vertek's 10 Ton Portable Cone Penetrometer Test (CPT) hydraulic load frame is the lightest, smallest, most portable hydraulic CPT unit…

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