Geological Disaster

A natural disaster due to geological disturbances, often caused by shifts in tectonic plates and seismic activity
Examples Earthquakes, tsunami, volcanic eruptions, avalanches
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We cannot predict whether it will be bigger than 1963, but … according to our evaluation the potential for a full-scale eruption is still high," Devy Kamil Syahbana, an official at Indonesia's centre for volcanology and geological disaster mitigation centre, told Reuters.
In November last year, the Civil Engineering and Development Department (CEDD) of Hong Kong participated in the "Urban Geological Hazard Management and Risk Mitigation Seminar" organised by the Guangdong Province Geological Disaster Prevention Association in Guangzhou.
All research, development and design procedures have been completed, and work will proceed on the feasibility study, soil and water conservation research, environmental impact assessment, construction land geological disaster risk assessment and seismic safety assessment following the issuing of the relevant permits by the end of next month.
geochemical explorations and drilling work covering the following fields: geotechnical engineering exploration, hydrogeological exploration, geological disaster assessment and management, mining drilling, compiling various reports and data processing and inversions.
But it is also a symbol of a geological disaster which killed close to 2,000 people.
Now palaeontologist Dr Tori Herridge wants to know exactly how the geological disaster occurred, and this documentary charts her journey back time.
Landsides are a common worldwide geological disaster that can cause heavy casualties and huge economic losses [1-3].
Nugroho said data from the volcanology and geological disaster agency
Therefore, buried depth can be increased to avoid the premature failure when crossing the geological disaster area.
The three volcanologists will install infrasonic microphones in three different locations to detect the volcano's activity even under the worst weather conditions,'' Surono, the chief of the Geological Agency at Indonesia's Volcanic and Geological Disaster Mitigation Center, said Friday.
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9 Kilometers where the rock burst, the geological disaster was considered to be the major obstacle but the company had now taken the most possible safety measures to overcome this hurdle.