You can download the EPA’s KMZ file for use in Google Earth and view locations of water, air, sediment, and waste samples, view aerial imagery taken by the EPA and satellite imagery from NOAA, NASA […]
I don’t know about you, but I’ve been enjoying watching the 2010 Olympic Winter games over the past few days. If you have, you know that Whistler is the venue for many of the sports including alpine skiing, luge, skeleton, bobsled, ski jumping, biathlon and cross-country skiing among others. The Whistler area is located about 50-miles or so North of Vancouver. In order to get to Whistler, you need to drive along Highway 99, better known as the Sea-to-Sky Highway. This highway has a long history of geotechnical problems, including some significant structurally controlled rockslides and landslides. In the years leading up to these Olympic Games a fair amount of work was done on the highway with some significant geotechnical innovations.
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 […]