Lunar geotechnical engineering, popular GeoPrac content for June, Dead Sea sinkholes and a toppled building in Shanghai are all featured in the 5th issue of the GeoPrac.net monthly newsletter for July of 2009. You can read it in the newsletter archives, and be sure to subscribe to future issues.
Redlands, California—The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) will implement an enterprise version of EarthSoft’s Environmental Quality Information System (EQuIS) for ArcGIS to better manage, analyze, and share geotechnical data throughout the organization. An agreement between ODOT and EarthSoft, an ESRI business partner, will see EarthSoft provide the transportation industry standard Data Interchange for Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists (DIGGS) as electronic data deliverables (EDD). The new data will then reside and be accessible through ODOT’s enterprise-wide geographic information system (GIS)-supported EQuIS database.
New gINT Developer Partner Products Help with SPT and 3D Visualization
North Vancouver, BC, Canada – September 14, 2009 – Novo Tech Software
Novo Tech, a Vancouver-based geotechnical software developer, is pleased to announce that it has become a gINT Software Developer Partner. Kicking off this new developer partnership, Novo Tech’s newly released tools, NovoSPT, NovoLiq and Vislog, will officially become add-ons to gINT within the coming weeks. [Editor] Click through for the rest of the press release. [/Editor]
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 […]