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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1144/SP480.3
EISBN: 9781786204240
... at the University of Erlangen, Germany, in the 1870s, Archibald Geikie became interested in the subject of rock weathering and came up with the idea of using gravestones as a means of monitoring weathering in stone used for building. This work, apparently carried out in cemeteries in Edinburgh as a sideline to his...
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Eric Richardson, miner, cleaning Westgarth Forster’s <b>gravestone</b> in Garrigil...
Published: 21 May 2015
Fig. 1. Eric Richardson, miner, cleaning Westgarth Forster’s gravestone in Garrigill Churchyard. H.M. Parker collection.
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Honeycomb weathering of a <b>gravestone</b>, Whitby, England.    Photo: Bjørn Jamt...
Published: 01 July 2012
Figure 4.16 Honeycomb weathering of a gravestone, Whitby, England. Photo: Bjørn Jamtveit.
Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1130/2017.0046(01)
EISBN: 9780813756462
... of—historic coal use; use of local and imported geologic materials, including dimension stone used for buildings and gravestones, and chert used for gunflints and millstones; the frontier forts built at the site; and the ubiquitous landslides along Coal Hill. Figure 1. Panoramic view of the joining...
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Published: 01 June 2011
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2011) 101 (3): 1109–1120.
...Luigi Cucci; Andrea Tertulliani Abstract The 2009 M w 6.3 L’Aquila earthquake produced an impressive number of rotational effects on vertically organized objects such as chimneys, pillars, capitals, and gravestones. We present a dataset of such effects that consists of 105 observations at 37...
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Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1130/2010.0017(04)
EISBN: 9780813756172
... Civil War was fought on 10 August 1861), Zágonyi’s Charge (25 October 1861), the Battle of Springfield (8 January 1863), and the gravestones and monuments of the National Cemetery in Springfield in which many of those who fought at Wilson’s Creek and other Civil War conflicts are buried. Other stops...
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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1130/0-8137-2390-6.17
... depths and areal percent surface exfoliation) from all suitable nineteenth century serpentine structures (38 building sides, 6000 blocks) suggest that serpentine damage is greatest where sulfur-based acidic deposition (indicated by nearby marble gravestones) was also maximized. However, inter- and intra...
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Typical targets for ground control: the corner of an old barn and a gravest...
Published: 01 November 2007
Fig. 3 Typical targets for ground control: the corner of an old barn and a gravestone.
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Damage to St. John’s Lutheran Church in Ladysmith: (a) piece of concrete fr...
Published: 28 January 2015
Figure 10. Damage to St. John’s Lutheran Church in Ladysmith: (a) piece of concrete from the exterior wall (photo by G. Brooks); (b) a topped gravestone in the church cemetery, whereas others in background appear to be upright; and (c) cracked plaster in interior (photos b and c courtesy of M
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Pan-sharpened IKONOS image of a WNW-ESE fault scarp in a desert region sout...
in > Geosphere
Published: 01 October 2011
of the concentric walls of an ancient structure built on the scarp. The Bardsir-Baft highway is visible on the right side of the image. The inset photograph is a view looking toward the vegetated fault scarp. The scarp is ∼3 m high (gravestones at the top of the scarp provide scale).
Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2005
Geological Magazine (2005) 142 (1): 140.
... to well illustrated, interesting and informative texts. Brian Upton’s idea of telling the story of Scotland’s volcanoes within the wider context of its geological history is a good one. As he says, ‘many a heather-covered hillside is a gravestone to a once awe-inspiring volcano’. Volcanoes, their rock...
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 1999
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1999) 89 (2): 550–554.
... Island, associated with the 1995 Southern Hyogo Prefecture earthquake , The Island Arc 5 , 1 - 15 . Matsuda T. (1968) . Geological observations on the damage to gravestones in the Hachinohe area, Aomori Prefecture, Japan affected by the 1968 Tokachi-oki Earthquake , Bull...
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 1985
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1985) 75 (2): 543–561.
... of pulses on strong motion accelerograms , Proceedings of the N.S.F. Seminar-Workshop on Strong Ground Motion , Rancho Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico , 60 - 64 . Ikegami R. Kishinouye F. (1950) . The Acceleration of earthquakes motion deduced from overturning of the gravestones...
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Published: 01 April 1994
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1994) 84 (2): 444–450.
... . Housner (1963) . The behaviour of inverted pendulum structures during earthquakes , Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. 53 , 403 - 417 . Ikegami R. Kishinouye F. (1950) . The acceleration of earthquake motion deduced from overturning of the gravestones in case of the Imaichi...
Journal Article
Published: 01 October 1977
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1977) 67 (5): 1415–1427.
... of the Nankai earthquake on December 21, 1946 , Bull. Earthquake Res. Inst., Tokyo Univ. 25 , 49 - 55 . Ikegami R. Kishinouye F. (1950) . The acceleration of earthquake motion deduced from overturning of the gravestones in case of the Imaichi earthquake on December 26, 1949...
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1144/SP281.18
EISBN: 9781862395299
... herself, however, was about to take up a teaching post at King's School, Ely, which she held until her retirement in 1973. Just how important Muriel's family were to her I discovered quite early in our friendship. I was working as a volunteer geologist in the recording of gravestones in Kensal Green...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1144/SP384.2
EISBN: 9781862396487
... used about 3 months before. This time did not correspond with the gardeners’ claim. The SEM-EDX data provided further evidence of the similarity between the samples from the gravestone with the marks on the tools, and the difference between the marks on the tools and the material from the wall where...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2002
Seismological Research Letters (2002) 73 (1): 93–94.
... are incised into extremely friable sandstone. Nearby gravestones carved of the very same sandstone are unreadable after a century, suggesting a more recent source. Tsunami are claimed to be a major process in the coastal landscape evolution in Crescent City, California, an area I am well familiar with. While...
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Published: 01 August 1997
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (1997) 30 (3): 221–230.
... . Dimension stone evaluation. From cradle to gravestone. Industrial Minerals, 281 , 47 – 61 . Hirschvald, J. 1908 . Die Prüfung der natürlichen Bausteine auf ihre Wetterbeständigkeit. Ernst & Sohn, Berlin. Jefferson, D. P. 1992 . The durability of porous stones...
Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1130/2008.fld012(03)
EISBN: 9780813756127
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