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The GeoWire for the Week of July 6

Start the week with the latest in the geoengineering world. Here's the GeoWire conversation for the week of July 6. WORK SMARTER. BIG PROJECTS The B1M compiles details on some of the world's most astonishing megaprojects under construction, such as Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam and Japan's remarkable Maglev High-Speed Rail connecting Tokyo, Nagoya, and Osaka. SIDENOTE: Geosynthetica's editor is very much NOT ready to travel 300+ mph! Everyone has talked about Wuhan in 2020 for less than favorable news; but as the capital of China's Hubei province resumes more normal life, the city is becoming known for ambitious engineering, such as the double deck tunnels being constructed under lakes. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT The US Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) published...
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