Welcome to our September 2021 newsletter, which has, as its main theme, Integrated Ground Modelling in the offshore wind farm sector. As we approach the major climate change conference COP26 to be held in Glasgow in October this year, increasing focus is being applied to the Energy Transition, decarbonisation, and meeting Net Zero targets. The…

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Welcome to this month’s newsletter with the focus on Geohazards. The hydropower sector should take note of two important events. The first was the lethal rock and ice landslide in the Chamoli District of Uttarakhand, India, that left ~200 people dead or missing, and destroyed and badly damaged two large hydropower schemes under construction. The…

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july newsletter

Welcome to this month’s newsletter with the focus on the application of environmental and engineering geophysics to ground investigations. With the UK Government flagging its policy of ‘Build Back Better’ and the requirement to utilise brownfield sites more, there is growing demand for more costeffective and technically robust ground investigations. Now the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown…

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Prof. John M. ReynoldsReynolds International Ltd, Mold, Wales, UK In young, dynamic, mountain regions, such as those in the Himalayan Region and the Andes, communities must deal with geological processes that occur almost on a weekly and certainly a seasonal basis. On top of this are the less frequent but often far more catastrophic disasters…

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Fuelling our Future with Renewable Energy

Welcome to our first newsletter of 2021, which focuses on exciting advances in the offshore renewable energy sector. Industries and governments across the globe are planning to achieve net-zero carbon commitments, with offshore wind being a natural choice for many. The UK government alone has projected 30% of power will be supplied by offshore wind…

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New Glacial Hazard Assessments of Pumqu & Poiqu Catchments, Tibet/Upstream Nepal

BREAKING NEWS! RIL is pleased to announce the forthcoming publication of two detailed glacial hazard assessments for the Pumqu (Tibet)/Arun Valley (Nepal) and the Poiqu (Tibet)/Bhote Koshi (Nepal) catchments.  These represent comprehensive, detailed, assessments of the glacial hazards within each of these two major catchments each of which lies upstream of cascades of multiple major…

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