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Journal Article
Published: 15 February 2017
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2017) 50 (1): 13-52.
... contributors are the working methods now used increasingly on major projects: risk management of geohazards; Geoteams and the emergence of subject specialists; and Ground Models and approaches to terrain evaluation. The themes are illustrated by examples from pipelining in the Andes, the Sahara...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Engineering Geology Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1144/EGSP22.7
EISBN: 9781862393844
... Abstract Risk management is a policy promoting the identification, analysis and quantification of the probability of damage that a natural hazard might cause, considering the vulnerability of the human environment and the ways to prevent and mitigate the losses in advance. In Latin America...
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Journal Article
Published: 16 October 2019
Seismological Research Letters (2019)
... of the referenced dataset was undergone to properly transfer the reported data into the unified SURE structure and following the nomenclature used for reporting the surface fault displacement and shown in Figure  5 . We tried to keep track of the initial identification index when possible. The reported surface...
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Journal Article
Published: 27 December 2016
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2017) 107 (1): 319-333.
...Wenqi Du; Gang Wang Abstract Significant duration is an important parameter in seismic risk assessment. In this article, new prediction equations for significant duration parameters are developed using a recently compiled Next Generation Attenuation‐West2 (NGA‐West2) database. The use...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2014
Environmental and Engineering Geoscience (2014) 20 (1): 85-97.
... Assessment for Dams : Institute for Dam Safety Risk Management, Utah State University , Logan, UT . ASTM , 2005 , ASTM Standard D4221: Standard Test Method for Dispersive Characteristics of Clay Soil by Double Hydrometer : ASTM International , West...
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Journal Article
Published: 27 November 2018
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2019) 109 (1): 66-74.
...Alan Poulos; Mauricio Monsalve; Natalia Zamora; Juan Carlos de la Llera Abstract Earthquake recurrence models are the basis of seismic hazard analysis and seismic risk evaluation of physical infrastructure. They are based on statistical analysis of earthquake occurrence data available in a specific...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2013
Vadose Zone Journal (2013) 12 (2): vzj2012.0048.
... result in unnecessary remediation or ineffective risk-management actions, which can also be major constraints to the sustainable redevelopment of contaminated sites ( Bardos et al., 2011 ). Uncertainties about the fate and transport of VOCs result from the heterogeneity of unsaturated subsurface soil...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1144/SP479.7
EISBN: 9781786204226
... contrasts, with resistivities varying between a few and several hundred ohm-metres) between geophysical facies and weathering profile facies, or weathering index (e.g. Braun et al. 2009 ). In particular, electric tomography methods enable (i) certain saprolite constitutive layers (alloterites...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Engineering Geology Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1144/EGSP22.19
EISBN: 9781862393844
... are of significant importance to the owners and operators of infrastructure worldwide in terms of both the management of existing networks and the planning of future projects. They can be summarized as: (1) risk mitigation with respect to site investigation, feasibility and route selection; (2) the strategic...
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Journal Article
Published: 11 November 2009
Geological Magazine (2010) 147 (3): 391-415.
... with the different styles (or temporal phases) of the eruption. Our calculations demonstrate that the present-day population at risk has doubled compared to 1944. The contemporaneous (and also subsequent) scientific literature underestimated the magnitude and intensity of this eruption and very little attention has...
Journal Article
Published: 23 October 2019
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2019) qjegh2018-092.
... increasing demand, the same is not usually feasible for embankments. Development of techniques to assess embankment performance risks posed by operational capacity enhancements is therefore of increasing significance to railway geotechnical asset management. The two case studies presented in this paper...
Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2016
Mineralogical Magazine (2016) 80 (1): 5-30.
... in alkalinity as well as a decrease in H 2 O activity. The relative stability of Ca-rich gittinsite in these mineral assemblages has not been discussed so far. With a growing demand and potential supply-risk for HFSE and REE in the high-tech industry (Roskill, 2011), peralkaline and agpaitic complexes...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 07 June 2019
Geosphere (2019) 15 (4): 1140-1163.
... (e.g., U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA] 100-year floodplain [ FEMA, 2014 and 2018 ]; Fig. 1 ). While valuable for identifying potential areas at risk ( WERT, 2018 ), such maps do not account for fundamental differences in flow dynamics between water floods and debris flows, nor do...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Engineering Geology Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1144/EGSP22.1
EISBN: 9781862393844
.... Groundwater management policies introduced after 1963, together with the decline in demand from industries, such as brewing, that depend on water, have meant that groundwater levels have risen significantly, giving problems in areas such as Basford. Groundwater yield from the carbonate facies of the Cadeby...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2002.198.01.10
EISBN: 9781862394469
... in order to make appropriate management decisions for monitoring of site emissions, and, if necessary, treatment or restoration of environmental quality. Assessment of future risk is critical when developing licensing plans for new mining activity in order for owners, operators and investors to have...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1144/SP466.1
EISBN: 9781786203786
... a GVM with a holistic environmental disturbance index (KDI) as an adaptable spatial tool for management planning and protection for all components of the karst environment. Within this new composite model, the combination of the KDI and the GVM recognizes both human disturbance and how the physical...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2012
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2012) 102 (2): 707-721.
... (model 0 with mean m 0 =0 and standard deviation σ 0 =0.7) from which 1000 samples have been generated (shown in the histogram). Five normally distributed models are superimposed for comparison to model 0. For each model, the LLH value, the LLH value‐based weight and the DSI (data support index...
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Journal Article
Published: 22 September 2016
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2016) 106 (5): 2112-2135.
... of seismic hazard and associated risks, especially at long return periods. Although a consensus has undoubtedly been reached on the existence of NL effects, their quantification and modeling remain a challenge. Indeed, numerous techniques have been proposed for the assessment of the site effects...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2007
Vadose Zone Journal (2007) 6 (4): 735-745.
... of chemical leaching risk and complement the Tier I model that currently is used for pesticide registration in Hawaii. * Corresponding author ( cray@hawaii.edu ). 21 9 2006 Soil Science Society of America 2007 Models of pesticide movement in the soil are potentially useful tools...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2000
Environmental Geosciences (2000) 7 (3): 149-161.
..., and thus receive a range of results depending on the selection of the values in individual parameters. Prediction of possible future risk is controversial but necessary for future management and planning ( Pearce, 1991 ). Braaf et al. (1995) , Van Dissen and McVerry (1994) , and Mitchell...
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