Engineering Geology and site Characterization Committee

Beyond the Water’s Edge: Geotechnics in the Wet
Gaining insight into the subsurface and developing an understanding of what’s hidden below ground is a key to the design and construction process. Geotechnical engineers and geologists often develop their...

Beer's Secret Ingredient: geology
As anyone in the beer business should know, water -- and what's in the water, courtesy of the geology through which it percolates -- can make all the difference in an end...

Geologic Hazard Abatement Districts: A Response to Landslide Control

Geologic Mapping for Offshore Engineering, Mississippi Delta

Geology and Engineering Behavior of Connecticut Valley Varved Clay

Groundwater Flow Model Development at the Nevada Test Site
The Underground Test Area Project (UGTA) of the National Nuclear Security Administration.s Nevada Site Office is in the process of assessing and developing regulatory decision options...

Monitoring and Quantifying Rate-Limited Mass Transfer Using Geoelectrical Measurements
Non-Fickian solute-transport behavior has been observed at research and aquifer remediationsites in diverse geologic settings. Anomalous behavior such as concentration rebound, long breakthrough...

Book Review: The Seven Hills of Rome: A Geological Tour of The Eternal City by Grant Heiken, Renato Funicello, and Donatella De Rita. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2007

The Alaskan Way Viaduct Project: An Example of Geologic and Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering Practice in the Pacific Northwest

Sarah Andrews, R.G., Geologist, Mystery Writer, Teacher, Adventurer and EM Hansen, Forensic Geologist

Geologic Hazards on National Forests

Three Lessons on Engineering Geology

The Geology, History and Foundations of the Monuments on the National Mall

Geotechnical Aspects of Beach Restoration
Large-scale beach restoration undertaken by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Florida requires millions of cubic yards of beach quality sand. Exploration for these sand resources starts...

Amino Acid Geochronology Applied to the Dating of Eolianites on San Salvador Island, Bahamas
Using amino acid racemization data measured on carbonate eolianite sediments, we assess the ability of amino acid geochronology to distringuish among several stratigraphic units on San...

Amino Acid Geochronology Applied to the Dating of Eolianites on San Salvador Island, Bahamas
Using amino acid racemization data measured on carbonate eolianite sediments, we assess the ability of amino acid geochronology to distringuish among several stratigraphic units on San...

Modeling Spatial Variability in Pile Capacity for Reliability-Based Design

Groundwater Control at Difficult Geological Interfaces

Relationship of Geologic Framework to Origin of Barrier Island Coast, South Carolina

 

 

 

 

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