Field investigations for geo-projects include a wide range of methods, such as hollow stem auger drilling, rotosonic drilling, standard penetration testing, cone penetration testing, bullnose penetrometer, geologic mapping, rock structure mapping, seismic refraction, other geophysical methods.
So, you’ve landed a job as a Geotechnical Engineer. What now? We all know that before performing any site investigation it is prudent to gather as much information that you can about the project site. There are so many resources out there that can help us get an idea of what the subsurface conditions are so that we can select the appropriate subsurface exploration techniques.
Below is a list of extremely useful sites that can help you gain some indication as to what the subsurface conditions are before planning the subsurface exploration program.
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