From the Editorial Board

Happy Birthday GeoStrata!

Breaking Barriers to Innovate

Technical Activities Update

Geotechnics in Addressing Engineering Grand Challenges

Ralph B. Peck, PhD, PE, NAE, Hon.M.ASCE

Did You Know? Geostrata Is 20
Spring 2000 was the first issue of Geo-Strata (now GEOSTRATA). That issue included articles on academic-industry partnerships, implementing innovative technology, marketing advice from "The Old Rainmaker,"...

Soil Sampling at Sword Beach in Normandy, France, 1943: How Geotechnical Engineering Influenced the D-Day Invasion
When the World paused last summer to remember the 75th anniversary of D-Day, many of us were gripped by stories, both heroic and horrific, told about the Allied invasion of Normandy’s beaches. One of these...

Big Steps for Mankind: Extraterrestrial Sampling and Exploration 50 Years after Apollo 11
Between June 1966 and January 1968, four Surveyor missions successfully landed on the Moon, collecting invaluable scientific data required to support the coming manned Apollo missions. Central to the goals...

Best Practices For Geotechnical Site Characterization: Have We Regressed from Decades Past?
The objective of a geotechnical site-characterization program is to determine soil and rock stratigraphy, in-situ pore water pressure conditions, and soil and rock properties for analysis and design of...

Creating Art AND Reducing Project Risk WITH 3D Modeling: Digital Insights Unearth Hidden Landscapes
Humans have always lived in threedimensional space, with senses that evolved for a 3D environment. So, it’s perfectly natural that people can more quickly, easily, and fully understand something when it’s...

Handling Uncertainty In Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering: We Don’t Know Everything about Earthquakes, but That’s Okay

Shawnna Erter, PE, D.GE, F.ASCE

New Faces in G-I: Joel Dellaria

Aero Aggregates: G-I’s Newest Organizational Member

"We're Looking Out for You!"

GeoStabilization at Work: Stillwater River Road Project

Red Rocks Amphitheater Project

Historic Nugget Theater Project

New Leadership at Geotechnology

 

 

 

 

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