The salinity of the ocean is one component of global climate modeling, and up until now, it is a component with sparse and irregular data points. Traditional salinity measurements have been taken by ship, buoy […]
The truly unique Sidoarjo mud volcano in Indonesia has erupted continuously for 5 years now. More than 40,000 people have been displaced and 12 villages destroyed. The rate of erruption has ‘slowed’ to 10,000 cubic […]
This is a nice overview of a slow-moving landslide in a Salt Lake City, Utah neighborhood where you can go on Google Earth and do your own aerial photo analysis using Google’s historic aerial imagery. […]
Despite some sand boils found along the Mississippi River, Gen. Martin Dempsey, the Armyâ€™s chief of staff, said “the levee system has done its job, up and down this river.” Mike Stack, the chief of […]
Remote sensing with 1-m resolution infrared satellite imagery has allowed US Egyptologist Dr Sarah Parcak to discover a multitude of new archeological sites in Egypt. Her work was the subject of a BBC documentary where […]
Industry Article: Evaluating Cleanup at Hamilton Army Airfield Using EQuIS and ArcGIS – Source: Bentley Geotechnical Sinkhole insurance reforms in Florida – Source: HeraldTribune.com via Geology.com Rock socketed piles upgrade Australia port – Source: National […]
It looks like May was a light month for updated ASTM standards related to geotechnical engineering, engineering geology and materials testing. However, there are a few interesting ones, such as a new standard practice for active soil gas sampling in the vados zone for vapor intrusion evaluations and an update to the standard specifications for portland cement. Click through for the full list.