The Rialto Bridge over Venice's Grand Canal
Geologic Hazards

City of Venice still sinking, study says

Most previous studies have indicated that the ground subsidence has stabilized under the famous City of Venice, Italy. However a recent study published in March indicates this may not be the case. The researchers used […]

Applied Geomechanics 3D Tracker GPS monitoring device
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GPS Monitoring of Movement with 5mm Accuracy

The September AEG News magazine mentioned this GPS based motion tracker by Applied Geomechanics for monitoring of bridges, dams, natural hazards and other features to a high degree of accuracy. The 3D Tracker systems include […]


NCHRP Report 676: Intelligent Soil Compaction Systems
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NCHRP Report: Intelligent Soil Compaction Systems

TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 676: Intelligent Soil Compaction Systems explores intelligent compaction, a new method of achieving and documenting compaction requirements. Intelligent compaction uses continuous compaction-roller vibration monitoring to assess mechanistic […]


New elevation profiles in Google Earth 5.2
Software Updates

Google Earth 5.2 Released

Better support for GPS tracks and elevation profiles are some of the features found in this new version 5.2 of Google Earth. Also there is an improved embedded browser for handling links within GE and […]