Soil Sampling Books

  • Soil Mechanics For Environmental Engineers

    Remediation of contaminated soils and groundwater is an interdisciplinary field cutting across several areas of engineering and science including Geotechnical and environmental engineering. Although professionals working in these areas must have a clear understanding of the fundamentals of the behavior of soils and groundwater, current available ...

  • Essential Environmental Studies

    Designed as a core textbook, this volume contains 50 chapters that provide comprehensive and up-to-date information in a simple and lucid form. Coverage includes natural resources (energy, land, forests, water, food), conservation, biodiversity, pollution (air, water, soil, etc.) pollution prevention and remediation, social implications of ...

  • Soil and Rock (II): D 5714 - latest

    Combined, these two volumes feature over 370 geotechnical and geoenvironmental standards. Volume 04.08 covers tests and practices that establish standard procedures for soil testing, including compaction, sampling, field investigation, soil texture, plasticity, density characteristics, moisture content, and hydrological and structural properties. ...

  • Waste Management

    This volume features the latest standards on: Environmental Assessment--features the latest versions of the popular ASTM environmental site assessment standards for Phase I and the Transaction Screen Process. Also appearing in this volume are other guides and practices on risk-based corrective action for petroleum and chemical releases, Phase II ...

  • Soil and Rock (I): D 420 - D 5611

    Combined, these two volumes feature over 370 geotechnical and geoenvironmental standards. Volume 04.08 covers tests and practices that establish standard procedures for soil testing, including compaction, sampling, field investigation, soil texture, plasticity, density characteristics, moisture content, and hydrological and structural properties. ...

  • Waste Management

    This volume features the latest standards on: Environmental Assessment--features the latest versions of the popular ASTM environmental site assessment standards for Phase I and the Transaction Screen Process. Also appearing in this volume are other guides and practices on risk-based corrective action for petroleum and chemical releases, Phase II ...

  • Waste Management

    This volume features the latest standards on: Environmental Assessment--features the latest versions of the popular ASTM environmental site assessment standards for Phase I and the Transaction Screen Process. Also appearing in this volume are other guides and practices on risk-based corrective action for petroleum and chemical releases, Phase II ...

  • ASTM Standards Related to Trenchless Technology, 2nd Edition (PRINT)

    Get 73 ASTM standards on the latest material and installation technology for the underground construction industry. This includes directional drilling, microtunneling, moling, auger boring, pipe jacking, utility tunneling, pipe relining, transmission and distribution pipelines, underground cable installation for power and communications, and ...

  • ASTM Standards Related to Trenchless Technology, Second Edition (CD-ROM)

    Get 73 ASTM standards on the latest material and installation technology for the underground construction industry. This includes directional drilling, microtunneling, moling, auger boring, pipe jacking, utility tunneling, pipe relining, transmission and distribution pipelines, underground cable installation for power and communications, and ...

  • Treatise on Geochemistry

    The application of chemistry to the study of the Earth has ancient roots. In the 20th century the subject became the organized and identifiable discipline called geochemistry, largely due to the pioneering work of F.W. Clarke, V.M. Goldschmidt, partly because of innovations in instrumentation, sampling techniques, and methodology, partly because ...

  • Soil Degradation in the United States: Extent, Severity, and Trends

    Soil degradation, a decline in soil quality due to anthropogenic perturbations, is a serious threat with negative impacts on agriculture and the environment. The assessment and monitoring of all forms of degradation is essential to the evaluation of negative trends and implementation of mitigating technologies. Soil Degradation in the United ...

  • Soil and Terrain Database, Land Degradation Status and Soil Vulnerability Assessment for Central and Eastern Europe (CD-ROM) FAO Land and Water Digita

    This CD-ROM presents the spatial and attribute databases and the technical reports produced during the execution of the Mapping of Soil and Terrain Vulnerability in Central and Eastern Europe (SOVEUR) project (GCP/RER/107/NET) between February 1997 and April 2000. The spatial and attribute databases contain : (i) a harmonized soil and terrain ...

  • Soil salinity assessment. Methods and interpretation of electrical conductivity measurements (En)

    Series: FAO Irrigation and Drainage PapersThis paper presents updated technology for assessing soil salinity based on measurement of electrical conductivity. The technology has been extensively and successfully field tested, and it is sound, reliable, accurate and suited to a wide variety of useful applications. The required equipment is ...

  • ASTM Standards Related to the Phase II Environmental Site Assessment Process, 2nd Edition (CD-ROM)

    This latest edition, available in print or CD-ROM, contains 22 ASTM guides, practices, and test methods, all of which address important elements of the Phase II environmental site assessment process. The standards cover many of the routine, day-to-day procedures and terminology used in properly evaluating a site to determine the presence or ...

  • Wetland Soils: Genesis, Hydrology, Landscapes, and Classification

    Covering wetlands soils from Florida to Alaska, Wetland Soils: Genesis, Hydrology, Landscapes, and Classification provides information on all types of hydric soils. With contributions from soil scientists who have extensive field experience, the book focuses on the soil morphology of the wet soils that cover most wetlands from the subtropics ...

  • ASTM Standards Related to the Phase II Environmental Site Assessment Process, 2nd Edition (Print Version)

    This latest edition, available in print or CD-ROM, contains 22 ASTM guides, practices, and test methods, all of which address important elements of the Phase II environmental site assessment process. The standards cover many of the routine, day-to-day procedures and terminology used in properly evaluating a site to determine the presence or ...

  • Wetland Soils: Genesis, Hydrology, Landscapes, and Classification

    Covering wetlands soils from Florida to Alaska, Wetland Soils: Genesis, Hydrology, Landscapes, and Classification provides information on all types of hydric soils. With contributions from soil scientists who have extensive field experience, the book focuses on the soil morphology of the wet soils that cover most wetlands from the subtropics ...

  • Nondestructive Testing of Pavements and Backcalculations of Moduli: Third Volume

    More than 30 papers present a comprehensive overview of the latest advances in and the future direction of nondestructive testing (NDT) of airport and highway pavement using conventional falling weight deflectometer (FWD) technique and other promising techniques such as ground penetrating radar (GPR), rolling weight deflectometer (RWD) testing, ...

  • Geotechnics of High Water Content Materials

    STP 1374, written by worldwide experts in their field, examines a broad range of topics covering the latest geotechnical engineering developments in high water content materials. Emphasis is given to construction on marginal lands and disposal of high water content waste materials. Various types of high water content materials are explored, ...

  • Construction and Controlling Compaction of Earth Fills

    This unique volume explores the use of various standardized methods for specifying and controlling the compaction of soils for engineered constructed earth fills. Topics address the historical background, current state-of-the-art practices, case histories of challenging situations, new concerns regarding appropriate design parameters for ...

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