This directory (www.ggsd.com) is revised every two monthe. Here we summarise updated and new entries in the geotechnical category since February and Spink reviews the pick of the new entries.
The GGSD lsits 1.288 programs. 772 suppliers and pubilshers, and 33 www links. It catalogues programs into geotechnical engineering, soil mechanics, rock mechanics, engineering geology foundation engineering, hydrogeology geoenvironmental engineering, environmental engineering, data analysis and data visualisation.
In November 1999 the directory received its millionth page hit and is now clocking up 140,000 hits a months from 7,100 visitors a month. Viitors come from more than 100 countries, with about a third from North America and a third from WesternEurope.