Another fine site hosted by Geoengineer.org. This site discusses Bimrocks, the “block in matrix” material that has frustrated engineers, geologists and contractors on many a project. If you’ve ever worked on a project that had material that was not quite soil, and not quite rock, check out this website, highly recommended.
A very nice collection of photos of geotechnical failures, geotechnical construction projects and methods. Put together by Ross W. Boulanger at UC Davis and James Michael Duncan from Virginia Tech, Blacksburg. Visit Geo Photo Album
GeoPrac.net sponsor Keynetix hosts the Keynetix User Conference each year, and one of the unique things about it is their Geotechnical Data Management Awards. They celebrate their users that solve challenging geotechnical problems through better management […]
The NSF funded Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance (GEER) team has provided a preliminary report and some amazing photos and video of the damage to various regions of Japan affected by the moment magnitude 9.0 earthquake that struck on March 11, 2011. Read on to see some amazing photos and video of the liquefaction damage related to the Tohoku Earthquake in Japan. (Photos from Oregon State Flickr)