The goal of this blog is to be a useful resourse for geotechnical engineers and engineering geologists in their practice. I hope that through the commenting system, readers of GeoPrac.net can build off of the posts and start a useful dialogue to create a complex, nuanced, civil discussion on topics of interest to our industries.
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