Ground thawing at Boston’s Big Dig site continues to be monitored, thawing slower than anticipated – Boston Globe via ASCE SmartBrief Crews filling void under Plant City (Tampa Bay Florida area) elementary school – Tampa […]
Standards updates and revisions that may be of interest to GeoPrac readers include Bulk Density and Voids in Aggregate, several updates for Dry-Cast Segmental Retaining Wall Units, a revised standard for the California Bearing Ratio (CBR) test and several for Geosynthetic Clay Liners and Lanfill Daily Covers. Click through for the list.
Did Leonardo paint himself as Mona Lisa? – SeattlePI.com Why did I add this article? A very loose tie-in with geophysics as the group of scientists plans to use small cameras and ground penetrating radar […]
A new Google Maps based interface for viewing earth fissures in four Arizona counties has been launched by the AZGS. Earth fissures are a serious geologic hazard in Arizona where they have been known to […]
I was reading the ASCE News, January edition which announced the 5 finalists for the 2010 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA) Award and I was struck by the significant geotechnical engineering and geoengineering components of these projects. Read on as I highlight some of things hidden beneath the ground of these remarkable projects. […]
The January newsletter was really late, so I just decided to wait until the beginning of this month and combine it with February. Highlights include Haiti Earthquake coverage, Top Content for December and January and […]
Architects and engineers are working on a new building code for Haiti – latimes.com via ASCE SmartBrief Haiti’s Quake Assessment Is Small Step Toward Recovery – ENR: Engineering News Record A quick look at NGA […]
New rockslide comes down on Interstate 40 – Nashville – Fwix.com via USGS Landslide Events Germany: Boulder Crushes Home, Two Die (VIDEO) – Huffington Post via USGS Landslides DBA on successful St. Louis Bridge team […]