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Eyjafjallajökull Volcano, Iceland: Eruption Evaluation
16th Dec 2019
Introduction: Eyjafjallajökull Volcano, Iceland Introduction: The Eyjafjallajökull Volcano is an ice-covered stratovolcano located in Iceland, which last erupted in 2010. The eruption caused major disruption in ...

Desert
16th Dec 2019
Introduction: Biome Scrapbook Desert   Physical Characteristics There are several different deserts for one to explore. The majority of deserts are hot and dry, but some deserts are cold. Hot and dry deserts have...

Development of Real-time Warning Systems for Landslides
12th Dec 2019
Introduction: The Literature Review Introduction Landslides are defined as the downward movement of slope-forming materials under the influence of gravity (Highland & Bobrowsky, 2008) which can be considered a...

Soil Analysis of the Himalayan Mountain System
12th Dec 2019
Introduction: Chapter- 4 ABIOTIC ENVIRONMENTAL VARIABLES OF MORAINIC AND ALPINE ECOSYSTEMS Global warming/ enhanced greenhouse effect and the loss of biodiversity are the major environmental issues around the world...

Effect of Structural Pounding During Seismic Events
12th Dec 2019
Introduction: Abstract This project entitled aims at the investigation of the effect of structural pounding to the dynamic response of structures subject to strong ground motions. In many cases structural pounding ...

Assessment of Hydraulic Conductivity of Soil
12th Dec 2019
Introduction: Hydraulic Conductivity Soil Chapter 1 Introduction Hydraulic conductivity or permeability of a soil is one important soil properties used in geotechnical engineering. It can be seen from the difficult...

Effect of Lime on Soil Strength
10th Dec 2019
Introduction: Lime  Lime provides an economical way of soil stabilization. Lime modification describes an increase in strength brought by cation exchange capacity rather than cementing effect brought by pozzolani...

Groundwater Quality & Protection in Australia
10th Dec 2019
Introduction: GROUNDWATER QUALITY & PROTECTION IN AUSTRALIA Abstract The overall objectives of the research are to review the groundwater contamination and remediation. The approach relies on finding the best ...

Operational Performance of Shale Shakers
10th Dec 2019
Introduction: 1.    Introduction 1.1.1.1.          Shale Shakers Since the advent of  Shaffer vibratory mud screens in the 1930’s (American Association of Drilling Engineers, 1999d), the shale shake...

Diavik Diamond Mine Evaluation
9th Dec 2019
Introduction: Diavik Diamond Mine List of figures Figure 1 – Property location map Figure 2 – Aerial view of the mine site Figure 3 – Distant aerial view of the mine site on summer Figure 4 – Regional geo...

Exploring Prospectivity on the Flanks of the Troll Field
9th Dec 2019
Introduction: Chapter 1 – Introduction 1.1 – Introduction and geographical location Troll is a super-giant Jurassic field. It is the largest field in the North Sea in oil equivalent terms and the second large...

Obsidian Sourcing Analysis from Chiquiuitan, Guatemala
9th Dec 2019
Introduction: OBSIDIAN SOURCING ANALYSIS FROM CHIQUIUITAN, GUATEMALA ABSTRACT The intent of this thesis is to analyze obsidian artifacts from Chiquiuitan, Guatemala to see if the samples can be traced to known obs...

Neves-Corvo Mine, Portugal: Environmental Evaluation
9th Dec 2019
Introduction: Table of Contents Executive Summary 1. Introduction 2. Property Description & Location 3. Permitting 4. Climate, Local Resources, Infrastructure & Physiography 4.a. Climate 4.b.  Local R...

Geology Dissertation Topics
9th Dec 2019
Introduction: We have provided the selection of example geology dissertation topics below to help and inspire you. Example geology dissertation topic 1: A study of the environmental impact of the construction of R...

OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Mission Technical Report
9th Dec 2019
Introduction: Table of Contents 1. Research 1.1 The Mission Objectives 1.2 The Mission customer 1.3 The date of launch 1.4 The operational life-time 1.5 The system operator 1.6 The system users 1.7 The l...

Seismic Fragility Curves: A Review
9th Dec 2019
Introduction: Abstract: In recent literature, one of the ways to investigate the vulnerability of existing buildings is to use fracture curves, which can have many applications before and after earthquakes. These ...