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Weekend CUP

Weekend CUP July 6, 2010

Mudslide buries more than 100 in south-west China – Source: Earth Times News via USGS Landslide Events June 2010 Dam Safety News – Source: Association of State Dam Safety Officials Video: Landslide Takes Down Truck […]

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ASTM Updates June 2010

American Society of Testing Materials Logo - ASTMHere we go again, revised and reapproved ASTM standards that might be of interest to geopractitioners (to borrow a term from Ed Medley). In June, some of the noteworthy standards were D6938 – In place density and moisture using the nuclear gauge, electric cone penetrometer testing for environmental site characterization, standard practice for placement and assembly of gabions and revetment mats and standard practice for decontamination of field equipment at low level radioactive waste sites…sign me up! Click through for standards updated or otherwise revised in June of 2010.