Author Archives: Ed Medley

About Ed Medley

Ed Medley has been on a random walk for over 50 years. In his websites he shares scribbles and snapshots a from his vagabond transits; others are from his decades international experience in geological and geotechnical engineering, academia, and mineral exploration prospecting. He particularly enjoys sharing his passion for bimrocks, a field in which he is a pioneer.

Announcement: 2nd International Workshop on Complex Formations

Keep in touch with the many folk now working in bimrocks and bimsoils – visit Turin in May for the 2nd International Workshop on Complex Formations, co-sponsored by the Polytechnic University of Turin and Italian Geotechnical Association. I am presenting … Continue reading

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Getting back to work again

After far too many years of sloth, it is time to update the bimrocks site. Update? More like give the site a thorough cleaning, retrofit, remodel… Why now? A colleague in Iran suggested gently that the site needed some overhaul. … Continue reading

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On First Encountering Melange

This tale has been told before (at my website edmedley.com) but it is not a bad story and can bear re-telling.. My life and career lurched abruptly  in early 1989, when I first encountered a melange.

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Scale Independence – Aha! Moment

I had an Aha! moment this afternoon while trawling through my draft posts for edmedley.com I came across the title Soul-Soaring (Fract)Elation for an unwritten draft, the provenance of the title being from the Q&A session after one of my Jahns … Continue reading

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