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Compaction Meter Installations

posted Jul 13, 2011, 10:28 AM by Ellie Ferguson   [ updated Jul 13, 2011, 12:08 PM ]
February-March 2011:
Mike Steckler and Scott Nooner of Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and Scott DeWolf of the Scripps Research Institute led installation of two sets of six wells with fiber optic strainmeters with the critical assistance of Dhiman Mondal and multiple Dhaka University students.
Follow along on Mike Steckler's Earth Institute blog:

Image: Scott N., Scott D., Dhiman and Humayun lower a fiber-optic cable into the 20m well at the compaction site in Jamalganj, Bangladesh.
courtesy of Michael Steckler