News from the Geoblogosphere
New from Snet:
, a new tool to create lithological/sedimentological logs online..
Blog post recommendation
Base Isolation as useless as I always said it was
Reference I remember when base isolation was a big thing. I said "Blah, you don't know the physics.', or something like that. BI was another corruption from 'Shake Table Garbage'. At that time, the path to engineering glory was to build a bigger shake table, perhaps it still is. Base isolation and crapping around with shake tables only ever gave you a factor of two, in terms of PGV.