According to James Miller of GeoEngineers, Inc., the most significant recent technological advances in geotechnical engineering are LiDAR, GIS-based data management, and advanced analysis of soil-structure interaction. Read his article at DJC.com. Thanks to iCivilEngineer for the heads up. (Image by USGS)
The Geo-Institute (G-I) is a specialty organization focused on the geo-industry. Created by the American Society of Civil Engineers in October 1996, our 10,400+ members and 44 member organizations now include scientists, engineers, technologists, and […]
This post contains a summary of geotechnical, materials testing, geosynthetic and related testing standards that were updated by ASTM during the month of September. This month there were not as many updates as the last couple, but a few that caught my eye are a new standard for measuring geosynthetic-soil resilient interface shear stiffness, a revision to the standard practice for laboratories testing concrete and concrete aggregates for use in construction and criteria for laboratory evaluation and a revision to the standard for measuring slump flow of self-consolidating concrete.
The newest version of desktop GIS mapping software, SuperGIS Desktop 3.1a Beta 3 developed by SuperGeo, is available now.
Featuring plentiful GIS tools and user-friendly manipulation environment, SuperGIS Desktop 3.1a allows GIS experts to display, edit, manage, query, and analyze diverse spatial data effectively.
The newest SuperGIS Desktop 3.1a enhances the manipulation of attribute table and map query, which enables you to easily navigate maps and export them to diverse formats. The whole new Graph add-on provided by SuperGIS Desktop 3.1a improves the interaction between the graph and the map selection. [Editor] Click through for the rest of the press release. [/Editor]