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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-085
... ABSTRACT: In this report, the present author discussed on the actual situation of coastal pollution by the drifted garbage in the Japan Islands. The investigations of coastal environment were performed at a large number of seashores in the Sakishima Is. (Okinawa), Honshu and Hokkaido districts...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-553
... ABSTRACT: Because of the difficult morphological and geological conditions, many tunnel- and bridge-building projects in Taiwan present a considerable challenge to engineers and geologists. In the west of the island, marshland with saturated and only slightly consolidated loose stony deposits...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-487
... out to study the failure mechanism and slope stability. Comparison of shear box tests, field natural slope angle observations and calculations of slope stability probability showed a good agreement. INTRODUCTION In February 1997 a small scale landslide occurred on the island of Saba (Netherlands...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-237
... are made to Helike's catastrophe also by Ovid (43 BC – 16 AD), Plinius (23 – 79 AD) and others. There is a village called Helike in the general area mentioned by Pausanias (Fig. 1) but the relation between this modern location and the historical site is uncertain. Island investigation general area...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-248
... been developed for a site-specific feasibility study of maximum tsunami wave run-up heights for selected return period events. The methodology has been applied to Gag Island, East Indonesia and the Rai Coast of Papua New Guinea. Design tsunami wave run-ups of 0.5m, 6m and 12m were assessed for the 10...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-408
... ABSTRACT: There was some extent where no sand boiling was observed just behind a largely displaced quay wall in a man-made island in Kobe, although extensive sand boiling was observed beyond this extent during the Hyogoken-nanbu earthquake. The lateral displacement of the quay wall...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, May 26–28, 1982
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-1982-031
... SUMMARY: Santorini is an island of the Southern Cyclades of Greece. Its history begins from the prehistoric times. Around 1500 B.C. however its Civilisation was destroyed by an ex-plosion of its volcano. Later on the Dorians arrived in the island and built the city of Thira. This city...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, September 21–24, 1981
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-1981-033
... of hyaloclastites from different localities. On the weakest varieties only soil mechanic triaxial tests were possible. 2 GEOGRAPHICAL GEOLOGICAL CONTEXT Iceland is almost entirely built up of vol- canic rocks which constitute approximately 90 per cent of the surface of the island. The exposed volcanic pile consists...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, September 21–24, 1981
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-1981-079
... If ins) © Gf granite (medium/  Gc granite (corm) fractured enm m Geological map of the island Fig. 4.1. Case of Bor No.6. Ne.1 II -/0' 1-2g10 . to -Mee. EL. 12e)7 .1 W a.ww w O 25 50 n 00 e ^ ^ ^ 7 ^ p o :s m ^ . OD m Na.7 1i *WY E -1120. - Ma.. EL. tlai.l Fig. 4.2. Case of Bor No.7. No. 13 Ie-P t...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, September 21–24, 1981
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-1981-191
... utilization Geotechnique excavation geology Island elastic phenomenon vertical wall excavation DISCUSSION AND OBSERVATIONS Weak rocks have long been utilized by man in his quest for survival; his development of new ideas and frontiers; and his unyielding goal to enhance his standard of living...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, September 21–24, 1981
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-1981-211
... and geology. (I) The Setting First, I would like to say a few words on the setting of Japanese lands and the Seikan Undersea Railway Tunnel. The Japanese lands comprises four islands of Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu as represented in the Figure 1. Japan has a population of about I 15 million...

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