GeoTechTools � Your Ground Modification Website: Solutions for Improved Decision Making and Risk Mitigation

by Vernon R. Schaefer, P.E., Ph.D., (M.ASCE), Professor of Civil Engineering; Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering; Iowa State University, Ames, IA,,
Ryan R. Berg, P.E., (F.ASCE), President; Ryan R. Berg & Associates, Inc., Woodbury, MN,,
Silas C. Nichols, P.E., (M.ASCE), Principal Bridge Engineer; Office of Bridges and Structures, Federal Highway Administration, Washington, DC,,

Serial Information: Geo-Strata —Geo Institute of ASCE, 2015, Vol. 19, Issue 6, Pg. 38-42,44

Document Type: Feature article


An immense web-based toolbox for the engineering and construction of earthworks is now available at This exciting collection of tools is a must-have for anyone involved in ground modification design and construction of earthworks. A readily accessible, web-based system stuffed with useful geotechnics information, it is regularly updated with contributions from its user community.

Subject Headings: Internet | Earthwork | Construction engineering | Mitigation and remediation | Geotechnical engineering | Decision making | Construction management


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