Developments in Engineering Geology / edited by M. J. Eggers, Pells Sullivan Meynink, Australia and University of Canterbury, NZ ; J. S. Griffiths, University of Plymouth, UK ; S. Parry, Parry Engineering Geological Services, UK and M. G. Culshaw, British Geological Survey, UK and University of Birmingham, UK.

London : Geological Society of London, 2016.
1 online resource (vi, 253 pages) : illustrations, maps


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Developments in Engineering Geology is a showcase of the diversity in the science and practice of engineering geology. All branches of geology are applicable to solving engineering problems and this presents a wide frontier of scientific opportunity to engineering geology. In practice, diversity represents a different set of challenges with the distinctive character of the profession derived from the crossover between the disciplines of geology and engineering. This book emphasizes the importance of understanding the geological science behind the engineering behaviour of a soil or rock. It also highlights a continuing expansion in the practice areas of engineering geology and illustrates how this is opening new frontiers to the profession thereby introducing new knowledge and technology across a range of applications. This is initiating an evolution in the way geology is modelled in engineering, geohazard and environmental studies in modern and traditional areas of engineering geology.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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