theGeotechnica – Issue No.24 September 2013

September 2013

– Should we be worried about rising sea levels? – An article penned by Professor Eddie Bromhead, one of the UK’s most highly regarded experts on slope stability. At Geotechnica 2013 Professor Bromhead delivered a presentation examining the impact of rising sea levels across the globe. This article is based on the incredibly well received presentation.

– HSG47 – All Change? – Writing for theGeotechnica this month is highly valued and regular contributor Tom Phillips of RPA Safety Services. This month Tom discusses the revision of HSG47 – ‘Avoiding Danger from Underground Services’, and what the revisions may mean for you.

– Environmental Forensics – Oil and Petroleum Hydrocarbons – Darrell Hall is the Laboratory Director at Chemtest, he has a BSc in Chemistry, is a Chartered Chemist (CChem), Chartered Scientist (CSci) and Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (MRSC). Darrell is an expert in the field of organic chemistry and has 25 years’ experience specialising in environmental analysis. This month Darrell explains for theGeotechnica where the responsibility for Petroleum Hydrocarbon pollution lies.

– A Guide to Invasive Species and Current Legislation – A highly insightful article from Technical Director of the Equipe Group, Peter Reading. This month Pete introduces a lesser-discussed issue facing many geotechnical sites across the UK, the problem of invasive plant species and how to properly circumnavigate the issues caused by them.

– The Future of Geotechnical Mapping Data? – Returning to write for theGeotechnica this month is Managing Director of Keynetix, Dr Roger Chandler. In this month’s article, Roger gives readers a highly insightful look into the future of geotechnical mapping data.


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