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Data from BIONICS research embankment

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posted on 25.02.2022, 09:26 by Zelong YuZelong Yu, Ross StirlingRoss Stirling, Stephanie Glendinning, Paul Hughes, Helen BrooksHelen Brooks
The BIONICS embankment, located in Northumberland (UK), is 6 m high, 90 m long and orientated approximately east-west with a 1:2 slope, representative of typical UK infrastructure. The embankment comprises four panels with the central panels constructed to Highways England specifications (termed ‘well-compacted’) and two outermost sections built with reduced compaction to represent poorly constructed/heterogeneous rail embankments.

These dataset forms a complete repository of all data collected at BIONICS embankment. The historical hydrological data was recorded from November 2008 to January 2018. And the new data was recorded from August 2021, with ongoing monitoring and recording. Datafiles are provided for both hydrological data and also weather station data. Please see the readme files for each dataset details.

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Assessment, Costing and enHancement of long lIfe, Long Linear assEtS (ACHILLES)

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

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ISMART

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

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Biological and Engineering Impacts of Climate Change on Slopes: Learning from full scale

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

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