Communicating Risk in Geotechnical Engineering Practice
Three project situations are articulated with specific emphasis on an element of uncertainty or risk unique to each....

The Best Surprise is No Surprise: The Geotechnical Engineer's Ethical Responsibility to Say No to Bidding
The subsurface characterization work that a geotechnical engineer must perform is critical to the success of every project that requires the cooperation of the ground, regardless of whether...

Geo-Legends: Robert M. Koerner, PhD, PE, D.GE, NAE, Dist.M.ASCE

Geotechnical IT Revolution: Intelligent Compaction and Beyond
The explosion of innovative developments in the IT industry is making many of us geotechnical engineers green with envy. We want some new technology, too! Luckily, advances in sensors...

Geo-Legends: James K. Mitchell, ScD, PE, NAE, Dist.M.ASCE

Geotechnical Design Over Karst. It's All About the Water
Karst is a type of topography which is formed over soluble rocks, such as limestone, dolomite, or gypsum. An irregular bedrock surface is typical of most karst areas, along with sinkholes,...

Sudoku and Geotechnical Solutions: Lessons from a Parallel Universe of Limited Data
Geotechnical engineering relies on data to reduce risk. We infer, interpolate, and extrapolate based on often limited data with time and cost constraints also at work. Similarly, solving...

Environmentally 'Clean' Research Station Planned for Greenland

From Casagrande's 'Calculated Risk' to Reliability-Based Design in Foundation Engineering: The 6th Arthur Casagrande Memorial Lecture

Evaluation of Geotechnical Property Variability

Wind Wizard: Alan G. Davenport and the Art of Wind Engineering By Siobhan Roberts. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2013

Elevated Art Exhibit Provides Close-up Views of Towering Columbus Statue

Delivering Geotechnical Engineering to Elementary School Children

UC Davis Geotechnical Graduate Student Society: Enhancing Education

Offshore Jack-Up Drilling Rigs: An Engineering Challenge

Geotechnical Aspects of OCAES Vessel and Anchoring System

The Way We Were...2013 Geo-Congress Memories

The Geotechnics of Converting Waste Sites to Renewable Energy Sites

Estimating Representative Geotechnical Properties of Municipal Solid Waste

Ethics Workshop - Geo-Congress 2012 - Oakland, CA
Overview of the ethics spectrum from individual moral codes to ethical requirements for learned professionals who, by virtue of education and training, provide services that the general...





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