Published: 7 June 2020
#RRM #tailings ##TSF #mining #Safety #slopestability #sustainability #SatSAR #GbSAR #instrumentation #monitoring #truth ......
Nearing a time of consideration for what happened, and what could have been done, and what to do about where we are going in the #monitoring sector, practice, and business, I was thinking about Dave Petley's comments on Brumadinho, in the very good AGU Blog -- (https://blogs.agu.org/landslideblog/2020/01/20/brumadinho-tailings-disaster/) it struck a somber note and a call for comment and action ......
....Appendix D is rife with unsatisfying analysis and observances unrelated to a progressive monitoring practice. It is less than constructive to consider that you do not see "warnings" in the data, nor that in WHOLE all of the monitoring did not create a "picture" of activity, that was active over several years and that suggested not only localized effects but in total would create alarm that the structure was active and progressive.
Tailings Dams, Forensics, Slope Stability Analysis, Instrumentation