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  • Ground-penetrating radar used to prepare for archaeological dig at Amherst Historical Museum

    A high-altitude Peruvian rock shelter, Mayan ruins and caves in France are among the sites around the world where a three-wheeled device resembling an oversized tricycle has revealed what lurks below the ground’s surface. While the lawn of the Amherst Historical Museum on Amity Street may not be the most unusual place that Peter Leach has brought his ground-penetrating radar, ...


    By Geomorph Instruments

  • Life-cycle studies: condoms

    For the past five years, Worldwatch has explored the history, production method, and environmental and social impacts of everyday products - from chopsticks to pencils - in the Life-Cycle Studies section of its bi-monthly magazine, World Watch. This print-exclusive content is now available for free to ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • GPR investigation on the Lech Hill (Gniezno, Poland)

    July 9, 2016 the great archaeological investigation was led by the 'Sakwa' Association of historical monument saving (Poland) in collaboration with 'GPR24.COM.PL' company (Poland) in Gniezno (Poland). They studied the Lech Hill, the place where, by legend, the Polish Kingdom was firstly established, and where probably are buried the remains of ancestors of first king of Poland. The investigation ...


    By Transient Technologies LLC

  • New partnership: Geometrics Representation

    We are very happy to announce that our company is representing all Geometrics products, including seismographs, magnetometers and geoelectrics. Geometrics has supplied the world with rugged, portable, easy-to-use, and technologically-innovative geophysical instruments — and responsive, worldwide customer support, since 1969. Geometrics' line of seismographs, magnetometers, ...


    By Geomorph Instruments

  • President Obama announces more key administration posts

    Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key Administration posts: Michael A. Hammer, Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs, Department of State Charles McConnell, Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy, Department of Energy The President also announced his intent to appoint the following individuals to key Administration ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Planning & the Environment – Seminar on the ‘Show Stopping’ Issues

    The most recent STATS seminar entitled ‘Planning and the Environment – Managing Risks and Maximising Potential’ was one of the most popular ever, with almost all speakers emphasising the importance of expert involvement at an early stage. STATS chairman Adrian Marsh welcomed delegates to the packed Conference room in Hertfordshire University’s Fielder Centre, commenting that environmental ...


    By STATS Limited

  • Ecology and Environment, Inc. Awarded Extension of $21.4 Million Contract By U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

    Ecology and Environment, Inc. (E & E) (NASDAQ: EEI) has been awarded a two-year contract extension by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Kansas City District to provide Architect-Engineer Services on a wide variety of Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste environmental projects. The award extends the current contract, valued at $21.4 million, through August 31, 2016. E & E has ...

  • New Joint Venture Scoops Prestigious Castletownbere Harbour Contract

    EDI, a joint venture between dredging experts DEC NV of Belgium and remediation experts Land and Water Remediation Ltd of the UK is carrying out a €9.5m dredging and contaminated sediment removal contract for the Department of Communications, Marine and Natural Resources. The development, at Castletownbere on the southern end of Bantry Bay, will involve extending and upgrading Dinish Wharf and ...

  • Ecology and Environment, Inc. Awarded $21.5 Million Contract with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

    Ecology and Environment, Inc., (E & E) (NASDAQ: EEI) has been awarded a $21.5 million,  unrestricted, indefinite delivery contract with the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Kansas City District to provide architect-engineer services for hazardous, toxic, and radioactive waste programs within EPA Region 2 and the USACE Northwestern Division.    Under the ...

  • Ecology and Environment, Inc., Awarded $21.5 Million Contract With U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

    Ecology and Environment, Inc. (E & E) (NASDAQ: EEI) has been awarded a $21.5 million, unrestricted, indefinite delivery contract with the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Kansas City District to provide architect-engineer services for hazardous, toxic, and radioactive waste programs within EPA Region 2 and the USACE Northwestern Division. Under the ...

  • Pollution, Invasive Species Plague Great Lakes National Parks

    CHICAGO, Illinois, October 11, 2007 (ENS) - Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore on Lake Michigan is in danger of being loved to death. High numbers of visitors are trampling down vegetation and erosion is occurring in high traffic areas. Water quality and the ecological integrity of Lake Michigan at the Dunes is in poor condition due to invasive species such as quagga and zebra mussels, ...

  • Newfoundland and Labrador growing opportunities through climate change leadership

    As communities along the Atlantic seaboard pick up the pieces after Hurricane Sandy, many are questioning what was the underlying cause of this monster storm. While elements of random weather phenomenon certainly played a part, many are pointing to climate change as the underlying driver of this record-breaking storm. And many are now calling for more aggressive measures to limit the impacts of ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Pacific island ecosystem to be captured in online model

    The entire ecosystem of Mo’orea, a volcanic island in French Polynesia, will be captured in a computer model that seeks to understand how climate change and human activities affect the local ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Climate change heralds end of civilisations

    Scientists looking at what is known as the “Fertile Crescent” of ancient Mesopotamia have found new evidence that drought caused by climate change brings an end to civilisations. It is the latest study that confirms the threat posed to present ...


    By Climate News Network

  • The Focus-Abengoa Foundation will celebrate the Andalusia Day with different cultural activities

    They will take place both at the Hospital de Los Venerables and the Focus-Abengoa Campus, located at Solúcar plant, in Sanlúcar La Mayor. They are free of charge and will aim to bring the Foundation’s artistic heritage to all those who wish to enjoy it. The Focus-Abengoa Foundation will organize next Saturday, February 28, Andalusia Day, a number of cultural ...


    By Abengoa

  • ASTM D6429 - 99(2011)e1 standard guide for selecting surface geophysical methods

    This guide applies to commonly used surface geophysical methods for those applications listed in Table 1. The rating system used in Table 1 is based upon the ability of each method to produce results under average field conditions when compared to other methods applied to the same application. An “A” rating implies a preferred method and a “B” rating implies an alternate ...


    By ASTM International

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