Site Investigation Books

  • Piling Engineering: a Handbook for the Tropics

    Reference on all aspects of piling and gives a dedicated account of the practical work involved. It is unique in comparison to existing standard texts in that it is typically focused on the conditions in Asia. Some of these relate to soil conditions, such as rocks deeply affected by tropical weathering, others to working conditions, such as ...

  • Field Hydrogeology: A Guide for Site Investigations and Report Preparation

    In recent years, the focus in groundwater studies has expanded to also include groundwater contamination and remediation studies as a part of resource evaluations. While there are other books on the subject, Field Hydrogeology-A Guide for Site Investigations and Report Preparation provides the first integrated presentation of the American Society ...

  • Quality Control in Remedical Site Investigations: Hazardous and Industrial Waste Testing

    STP 925 presents a state-of-the-art review of current methods to collect, prepare, and analyze samples. It also provides the results of a massive effort to review the quality control/quality assurance of the laboratories performing analysis under the ...

  • Sinkholes and Subsidence

    'Sinkholes and Subsidence' provides a twenty-first century account of how the various subsidence features in carbonate and evaporite rocks cause problems in development and construction in our living environment. The authors explain the processes by which different types of sinkholes develop and mature in karst terrains. They consider the ...

  • Offshore Site Investigation and Foundation Behaviour

    Two main areas of offshore activity are addressed in this book: Site investigation on assessment; and Applications and foundation engineering. The 37 contributions from a wide ranging group of international experts, are resulting from the Offshore Site Investigation and Foundation Behaviour Conference, London, U.K., September 1992. ...

  • Environmental Geology

    This handbook describes a broad spectrum of methods in the fields of remote sensing, geophysics, geology, hydrogeology, geochemistry, and microbiology designed to investigate landfill, mining and industrial sites. The descriptions provide information about the principle of the methods, applications, fundamentals, instruments, survey practice, ...

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