News - TheCivilEngineer.org - TheCivilEngineer.org https://www.thecivilengineer.org Sun, 13 Oct 2019 19:22:17 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb How to address deforestation in urban environments https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2100-how-to-address-deforestation-in-urban-environments https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2100-how-to-address-deforestation-in-urban-environments How to address deforestation in urban environments

According to a study, published in 2018, United States cities lose more than 36 million trees per year.

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it@geoengineer.org (TheCivilEngineer.org) Other News Fri, 11 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0000
Rice irrigation affected a massive, earthquake-induced landslide in Indonesia https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2101-rice-irrigation-affected-a-massive-landslide-in-indonesia-occurred-in-2018 https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2101-rice-irrigation-affected-a-massive-landslide-in-indonesia-occurred-in-2018 Rice irrigation affected a massive, earthquake-induced landslide in Indonesia

Back in 2018, massive landslides were triggered after a Mw 7,5 earthquake struck the city of Palu, Indonesia. According to a new study, published in

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info@geoengineer.org (Geoengineer.org) News on Natural Disasters / Failures Thu, 10 Oct 2019 11:14:57 +0000
Swiss Alps are destabilizing due to global warming https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2099-swiss-alps-are-destabilizing-fear-for-rise-in-rockfalls https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2099-swiss-alps-are-destabilizing-fear-for-rise-in-rockfalls Swiss Alps are destabilizing due to global warming

Rockfall incidents are starting to increase as a result of temperature rise and glacier melting in the Swiss Alps. Swiss Alps that are located south,

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info@geoengineer.org (Geoengineer.org) News on Natural Disasters / Failures Wed, 09 Oct 2019 04:13:44 +0000
Railway bridge collapse in Missouri caught on camera https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2098-railway-bridge-collapse-in-misouri-caught-on-camera https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2098-railway-bridge-collapse-in-misouri-caught-on-camera Railway bridge collapse in Missouri caught on camera

A bridge used by the U.S. Norfolk Southern Railway collapsed into Missouri's Grand River. Norfolk Southern Railway is a Class I freight railroad s

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info@geoengineer.org (Geoengineer.org) News on Natural Disasters / Failures Tue, 08 Oct 2019 04:43:31 +0000
Volcano in Mexico erupts 14 times during a night https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2096-volcano-in-mexico-erupts-14-times-during-a-night https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2096-volcano-in-mexico-erupts-14-times-during-a-night Volcano in Mexico erupts 14 times during a night

According to official reports, Popocat├ępetl volcano in Mexico erupted 14 times during a single night. The volcano is located about 70 kilometers sou

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info@geoengineer.org (Geoengineer.org) News on Natural Disasters / Failures Mon, 07 Oct 2019 07:27:09 +0000
GeoWorld reaches 16,000 registered members! https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2097-geoworld-reaches-16000-registered-members https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2097-geoworld-reaches-16000-registered-members GeoWorld reaches 16,000 registered members!

We are pleased to announce that GeoWorld, the biggest online professional networking site for geotechnical engineers and associated fields, has now r

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info@geoengineer.org (Geoengineer.org) Other News Mon, 07 Oct 2019 06:20:16 +0000
School building collapses in Kenya: 7 children reported dead https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2095-school-building-collapses-in-kenya-7-children-reported-dead https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2095-school-building-collapses-in-kenya-7-children-reported-dead School building collapses in Kenya

7 children were reported dead and 64 were injured after a 2-story school building collapsed in Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya.

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it@geoengineer.org (TheCivilEngineer.org) News on Natural Disasters / Failures Mon, 07 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0000
Japan plans to release radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2087-japan-plans-to-release-radioactive-water-into-the-pacific-ocean https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2087-japan-plans-to-release-radioactive-water-into-the-pacific-ocean Japan plans to release radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean

According to Japan's Environmental Minister, Yoshiaki Harada, tons of radioactive water deriving from the Fukushima nuclear power plant should be dumped into the Pacific Ocean.

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it@geoengineer.org (TheCivilEngineer.org) Other News Thu, 03 Oct 2019 01:00:00 +0000
Greenland's thick ice slabs may cause sea level to rise https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2094-greenlands-thick-ice-slabs-may-cause-sea-level-to-rise https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2094-greenlands-thick-ice-slabs-may-cause-sea-level-to-rise Greenland's thick ice slabs may cause sea level to rise

Sea level may rise by 10 centimeters due to the presence of thick ice slabs in Greenland. A new study, recently published in Nature, suggests that cl

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info@geoengineer.org (Geoengineer.org) News on Research / Academia Wed, 02 Oct 2019 11:50:53 +0000
At least 38 people dead after M 5.8 earthquake struck east Pakistan https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2093-at-least-38-people-dead-after-m-58-earthquake-struck-east-pakistan https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2093-at-least-38-people-dead-after-m-58-earthquake-struck-east-pakistan At least 38 people dead after M 5.8 earthquake struck east Pakistan

A M 5.8 earthquake that struck in the Kashmir region in north-east Pakistan has resulted in at least 38 fatalities and 435 injuries. The seismic shoc

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info@geoengineer.org (Geoengineer.org) News on Natural Disasters / Failures Mon, 30 Sep 2019 11:54:45 +0000