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Published: 01 November 2013
Earthquake Spectra (2013) 29 (4): 1275–1310.
... Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT), the European Commission (EC) Joint Research Centre (JRC), and the World Bank/ImageCAT in support of the Post Disaster Needs Assessment and Recovery Framework ( Haiti PDNA 2010 ). A targeted field campaign was also led to the areas affected by the disaster...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 November 2005
AAPG Bulletin (2005) 89 (11): 1547–1591.
...North American Commission on Stratigraphic Nomenclature By design, the North American Stratigraphic Code is meant to be an evolving document, one that requires change as the field of earth science evolves. The revisions to the Code that are included in this 2005 edition encompass a broad...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 May 1983
AAPG Bulletin (1983) 67 (5): 841–875.
... by many, those of James D. Aitken have been outstanding. The work was performed for and supported by the Commission, chaired by Malcolm P. Weiss from 1978 to 1982. This Code is the product of a truly North American effort. Many former and current commissioners representing not only the ten...
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Series: AAPG Memoir, AAPG Memoir
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1306/13361569M1013548
EISBN: 9781629810027
... ; World Nuclear Association, 2009 ). In particular, one resulting benefit is the use of heat pipes in the SAFE (safe affordable fission engine)-400 and HOMER (heatpipe-operated Mars exploration reactor) reactors that have only recently been applied to small Earth-based reactors. Such heat pipes now...
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1144/SP473.14
EISBN: 9781786204189
... 1909 ; de Fonclare 1928 ) was the longest and most violent battle of the war – Port Arthur being widely regarded at that time as one of the most strongly fortified positions in the world – and provides a good example of the use of ‘mines’ early in the twentieth century. The siege became a model...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 August 2007
Vadose Zone Journal (2007) 6 (3): 581–590.
...Ian White; Tony Falkland; Taboia Metutera; Eita Metai; Marc Overmars; Pascal Perez; Anne Dray Abstract Population centers in low, small islands have water supply problems that are among the most critical in the world. Limited land areas and extremely large soil hydraulic conductivities severely...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2015
South African Journal of Geology (2015) 118 (1): 5–16.
... of groundwater abstraction licences is taking prohibitively long (5 to 6 years in the case of the small coastal town of Hermanus) and is one of the reasons why municipalities shy away from groundwater. This has partly to do with the scientific processes underlying resource protection, which are largely surface...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Engineering Geology Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Engineering Geology Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1144/EGSP22.24
EISBN: 9781862393844
..., including the Declaration of the UN Conference on the Human Environment adopted in Stockholm in 1972, the report entitled Our Common Future of the World Commission on Environment and Development in 1987, Agenda 21, the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development in 1992, and the Earth Summit 2002...
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Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1144/SP473.1
EISBN: 9781786204189
... lieutenants), two warrant officers (a company sergeant major and a company quartermaster sergeant for administration), 28 non-commissioned officers (four sergeants, eight corporals and 16 lance-corporals), five infantry men (one as cook and four as officers’ batmen/orderlies), one horse transport driver from...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1144/SP362.9
EISBN: 9781862396104
... tanks over the most unsuitable ground, one example being the Canadian assault on Vimy Ridge during the Battle of Arras in 1917 where Fletcher (2004) records that all the tanks were bogged down before they could get into action. At the end of World War I, the impetus for tank design passed to the USA...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Engineering Geology Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Engineering Geology Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/EGSP27.4
EISBN: 9781862399723
... maps for compiling the map of karst and karst-suffosion hazard and the map of engineering geological zoning of Moscow. Moscow is one of the world’s fastest growing megacities, and its development in many respects reflects the world urbanization tendency with the increasing need for the large-scale...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1144/SP300.11
EISBN: 9781862395480
... restricted by very limited personal travel and very little personal knowledge of the wider world. There are many good examples of how such communities held geological places within the landscape as special and in consequence venerated them and afforded them cultural protection. A very ancient and well known...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2006
American Mineralogist (2006) 91 (11-12): 1927–1931.
... Commission of Nature Protection is thanked for granting permission to collect additional samples for the present study. Thanks are due to E. Libowitzky for many insightful discussions on the significance of FT-IR and FT-Raman spectra. The manuscript was improved thorough the suggestions of reviewers R...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2001
Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis (2001) 1 (1): 23–31.
... contains kaolinite and illite. Both minerals are known to adsorb arsenic. The adsorptive characteristics of the Soyatal Formation may provide the basis for an acceptable low-cost low-tech remediation system. The National Water Commission of Mexico found high concentrations of arsenic in many of the wells...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2012
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2012) 45 (4): 395–404.
... set back from protection works, often causing excessive and unexpected land and infrastructure loss, prompting defence extensions. Down-drift of groynes, this is known as the terminal groyne effect. From case studies, this paper determines the effects of human interference on soft cliffs...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 July 2012
AAPG Bulletin (2012) 96 (7): 1253–1277.
..., 1990 ; Baldauf et al., 1997 ; Combina and Nullo, 2005 ; Giambiagi et al., 2008 ). One andesite sample from an RGV well yielded a late Miocene Ar-Ar cooling age (unpublished Repsol internal report, 2006). We believe, therefore, that the bulk of the sill intrusions in the greater RGV area occurred...
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Journal Article
Published: 15 June 2019
Environmental Geosciences (2019) 26 (2): 51–71.
... agriculture, and runoff is high. The area is generally formed on bedrock of sandstone, siltstone, shale, or limestone ( Conservation and Survey Division, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, 1998 ; Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District, 2018 ). Topographically, the White River watershed is one...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2015
Earthquake Spectra (2015) 31 (2): 1195–1209.
..., and 10.4231/D3NP1WJ3P. 31 8 2013 12 4 2014 © 2015 Earthquake Engineering Research Institute 2015 Earthquake Engineering Research Institute Base isolation is one of the most effective measures to protect building structures and their nonstructural components from earthquake ground...
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Journal Article
Published: 19 September 2018
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2019) 52 (1): 46–60.
... the susceptibility to future weathering. This effect is investigated in fieldwork campaigns with detailed rock mass characterization and chemical analyses in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. Many cut slopes in this area consist of different zones in which iron in various forms is either dissolved or precipitated. Iron...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1144/SP300.17
EISBN: 9781862395480
... for its geology and is also one of the most significant geological reserves in the world for demonstrating the challenges of geoconservation and how they may be overcome. This historical perspective on 50 years in the life of a reserve provides an insight into the innovative geoconservation solutions...
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