core boring

core boring

In the ground at a construction site, a core obtained with a rotating tool; used to determine the nature and/or thickness of the underlying rock.
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The investigations cover collecting meteorological data on-site, using a 60-meter collection tower, hydrological investigations employing multiple monitoring wells for groundwater characterisation, and site response analysis using geotechnical core boring activities.
A core boring was taken from the center of the heartwood face in the middle of the length of each sample, avoiding incision marks, and ovendried at 50[degrees]C overnight.
Incidentally, Charles Newton was also the neck-down king, the inventor of core boring bullets, protective points and the grandfather of high velocity.
The records can be traced back 400,000 years via ice core borings which reveal historic climate changes and the CO2 levels associated with those changes.
With the help of annual growth rings of trees and analysis from ice core borings, researchers have been able to calculate the temperature for the global climate 2000 years back in time.