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California Cliffs Are At Risk Of Collapse

The cliffs along California’s coastline are eroding faster than you think. Some may even be close to collapse. A new study in the journal Geomorphology identifies some of the most high-risk areas, and attempts to pin down the erosion’s cause. HeadingĀ Over The Cliffs As the sea level rises on planet Earth, more serious issues arise…

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Mexico Quake Is A Prime Example Of The Importance Of Soil Engineer Analysis

After a school collapsed in Mexico City this month following a devastating 7.1 earthquake, leading to multiple fatalities, officials are coming to the grim conclusion that the building’s foundation may not have been adequate. The resulting analysis is an unfortunate illustration of the critical importance soil engineering plays in constructing new buildings. A School Built…