Soil Sampling Books

  • 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 ...

  • Excavations and Foundations in Soft Soils

    The book reviews the experiences with, as well as recent developments and research results on excavations and foundations in and on soft soil deposits. Geotechnical design and execution of civil engineering structures on very soft soils are usually associated with substantial difficulties. The aim of the authors is to give the readers an overview ...

  • Trace Fossil Analysis

    Trace fossils record the behavior of animals at the very spot where they lived millions of years ago. Their growing interest derives from the intimate connection between ichnology and sedimentology and their combined relevance for paleoenvironmental reconstructions, basin analysis, and petroleum exploration.This definitive textbook by a renowned ...

  • Soil Specimen Preparation for Laboratory Testing

    A very interesting book showing the effects of poor field sampling and preparation on final laboratory results. A must for civil engineers and soil ...

  • Deep Foundation Improvements: Design, Construction, and Testing

    22 peer-reviewed papers focus on deep foundation improvements through the formation of composite ground, and those related to improvement through compaction and densification. Areas covered include: • Construction and analysis of composite ground • Construction guidelines and specifications • Case history presentations • ...

  • Tracking Environmental Change Using Lake Sediments

    This second volume in the Developments in Paleoenvironmental Research series deals mainly with physical and geochemical analytical techniques used in paleolimnology. Other volumes deal with the acquisition and archiving of cores, chronological techniques, and large-scale basin analysis methods (Volume 1), biological techniques (Volumes 3 & 4), and ...

  • Trees at their Upper Limit

    Emerging from decades of intensive research into alpine timberlines, Trees at their Upper Limit presents a complete modern synthesis of current knowledge on the ecophysiology of tree growth and survival on high mountains in Europe.Including chapters on soil properties and the role of mycorrhiza, carbon assimilation and allocation, phytopathogens, ...

  • Underwater Soil Sampling, Testing, and Construction Control

    This book summarizes techniques for soil sampling and testing in deep water and describes procedures used ton control under water construction. Contains 13 papers including a state-of-the-art ...

  • The Climate in Historical Times

    The project 'Climate in Historical Times' (KIHZ) represents an integrative approach by geoscientists and climate modellers to analyse the dynamics of natural climate variability during the Holocene. This volume summarises the outcome of a KIHZ summer school. The meeting dealt with a variety of topics related to natural climate variability, ranging ...

  • Micro-Econometrics

    This book introduces econometrics at graduate level, and then specializes in micro-econometrics topics such as method of moments, limited and qualitative dependent variables, sample-selection models, panel data, nonparametric estimators and specification tests, and semi(non)-parametric methods. The coverage is up-to-date and broad as well as in ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Soil and Rock (I): D 420 - D 5876

    Combined, Volume 04.08 and 04.09 feature over 380 geotechnical and geoenvironmental standards that cover soil testing, including compaction, sampling, field investigation, cyclic and dynamic properties, soil texture, plasticity, density characteristics, hydrological properties and hydraulic barriers, and rock for erosion control. Other standards ...

  • Soil and Rock (I): D 420 - D 5876

    Combined, Volumes 04.08 and 04.09 feature over 375 geotechnical and geoenvironmental standards that cover soil testing, including compaction, sampling, field investigation, cyclic and dynamic properties, soil texture, plasticity, density characteristics, hydrological properties, hydraulic barriers, and rock for erosion control. Other standards ...

  • Soil and Rock (I): D 420 - D 5876

    Combined, Volumes 04.08 and 04.09 feature over 375 geotechnical and geoenvironmental standards that cover soil testing, including compaction, sampling, field investigation, cyclic and dynamic properties, soil texture, plasticity, density characteristics, hydrological properties, hydraulic barriers, and rock for erosion control. Other standards ...

  • Advances in Environmental Geotechnics

    'Advances in Environmental Geotechnics' presents the latest developments in this interdisciplinary field. The topics covered include basic and advanced theories for modeling of geoenvironmental phenomena, testing and monitoring for geoenvironmental engineering, municipal solid wastes and landfill engineering, sludge and dredged soils, geotechnical ...

  • Ground-Water Contamination: Field Methods

    Reviews and evaluates field methods used to study ground-water contamination. 30 peer-reviewed papers examine: • ground-water sampling and sampling in unsaturated soils• well-drilling (construction and monitoring)• geophysical exploration• quality assurance• soil permeability• and nonpoint source investigations. ...

  • geoENV I - Geostatistics for Environmental Applications

    This book contains selected contributions from the geoENV96 - First European Conference on Geostatistics for Environmental Applications, held in Lisbon in November 1996. This is the first of a geoENV series of biennial planned books. The series is intended to show the state of the art of geostatistics in environmental applications with new ...

  • Soil and Rock (II): D 5877 - latest

    Combined, Volumes 04.08 and 04.09 feature over 375 geotechnical and geoenvironmental standards that cover soil testing, including compaction, sampling, field investigation, cyclic and dynamic properties, soil texture, plasticity, density characteristics, hydrological properties, hydraulic barriers, and rock for erosion control. Other standards ...

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