What a Spectacular Location to Build House!

Few days ago, I was traveling between sites. I noticed a landslide with a house on it and took a closer look. Looks like during construction phase of the house that landslide had occurred and due to this reason, construction of house has not been completed and abandoned. It seems to me the displacement has …

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The Volcano and Its Product

This is an inactive stratovolcano (Hasan Dağı) in Turkey and its tuff. This volcano's last eruption was in 7500 BC. Volcanism of this mountain had contribution in formation of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Cappadocia. I visitied Cappadocia about a year ago. Cappadocia is individual and tremendous geological topic about to write about. Maybe another …

Landslide Part 2

Landslide Investigation Moving masses have different variables that affecting the displacement. This variables are controlled by geology of the site, climatic conditions, human impact, natural impact, erosion and groundwater regime. Collecting and determining the parameters of these variables is highly important for analyzing of the moving body correctly. Even obtaining parameters correctly, additional measures required …

Karst Part 1

Karst... Like a journey in anthill! "Karst" is causing significant problem to engineering structures in the world. Especially collapse of the roof over subsurface voids causing fatalities and high cost. Therefore determining karst problem correctly gives you a way to designate mitigation measures. Before karst giving you a trouble, estimating the underlying karst problem is …