quick clay


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quick clay

[′kwik ‚klā]
(geology)
Clay that loses its shear strength after being disturbed.
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Announcement of competition: Investigation for quick clay zone 802 Vikland in Rakkestad municipality
The relatively quick clay courts in Munich suited this former Wimbledon quarterfinalist and they play even faster in the Spanish capital.
The Ruukki solution was selected in Trondheim due to the challenging site conditions as the soil consists of very easily disturbed quick clay.
Using a simple and quick clay moulding technique, her business - Little Impressions - produces framed casts of tiny hands and feet.
Rodin tells us that he made many small, quick clay "sketches" of his models as they moved freely about his studio in order to capture what he called "fugitive truth.
The delivery shall take place at a site to be secured against slipping / quick clay slides and supplier / driver must obey the instructions of NVE.
The contract also includes documentation of avalanche safety for the planning area; for the construction phase and completed the project, in line with the requirements of TEK10 and NVE~s quick clay supervisor.
soil- quick clay and debris flows mapping as a basis for assessing the impacts of climate change for planning in municipalities and municipalities future land use in the municipal development plan.
The offer shall also document avalanche safety for the planning area; for the construction phase and completed the project, in line with the requirements of TEK10 and NVE~s quick clay supervisor.
Announcement of competition: NVE will conduct assessment of avalanche danger associated with active erosion and bottom reduction in a stream within quick clay zone 937 Storaunet-Skei.
Announcement of competition: NVE is about to perform a study of several quick clay zones in Alta municipality.