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Mapping in Engineering Geology

Product Code: KIMAP
Series: GSL Key Issues in Earth Sciences - print copy
Author/Editor: Compiled by J S Griffiths (University of Plymouth, UK)
Publication Date: 17 July 2002
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This volume is a compilation of 13 classic papers on mapping for engineering purposes that have been published in the Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and the Geological Society Engineering Geology Special Publications during the past 30 years. It is produced in response to the concerns expressed by a number of senior practitioners in Engineering Geology that were summarized in the first Glossop lecture by Fookes (1997): "I go as far as saying that I believe that engineering geology mapping, even sketch mapping, is particularly underused in British practice ".

By compiling this collection of some of the most important papers on mapping for engineering, Dr Griffiths aims to introduce a new generation of engineering geologists to the cost effective techniques of engineering geological and geomorphological mapping.

This publication would be of interest to practicing engineering geologists, civil engineers, undergraduate and postgraduate engineering geologists, earth scientists, and geomorphologists. The publication could also be used as a basic undergraduate and postgraduate reference book for courses in applied geology, environmental geology and engineering geology.

Type: Book
Ten Digit ISBN: 1-86239-101-7
Thirteen Digit ISBN: 978-1-86239-101-7
Publisher: GSL
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 294
Weight: 1.13 kg


Mapping and Engineering Geology: Introduction, J.S. Griffiths • The preparation of maps and plans in terms of engineering geology, Anon • Engineering geological mapping for civil engineering practice in the United Kingdom, W.R. Dearman & Fookes • Large-scale geomorphological mapping and highway engineering design, D. Brunsden, J.C. Doornkamp, P.G. Fookes, D.K.C. Jones & J.M.H. Kelly • Engineering geological mapping of the Tyne and Wear conurbation, North-East England, W.R. Dearman, M.S. Money, R.J. Coffey & P. Scott, M. Wheller • Rapid geomorphological assessments for engineering, J.C. Doornkamp, D. Brunsden, D.K.C. Jones, R.U. Cooke & P.R. Bush • Engineering geomorphological mapping as a technique to elucidate areas of superficial structures; with examples from the Bath area of the south Cotswold, A.B. Hawkins, & K.D. Privett • An engineering zoning map of the Permian limestones of NE England, W.R. Dearman & J.R. Coffrey • Land surface evaluation for engineering practice: applications of the Australian PUCE system for terrain analysis, A.A. Finlayson • Land evaluation and site assessment: mapping for planning purposes, W.R. Dearman • Environmental geology maps of Bath and the surrounding area for engineers and planners, A. Forster, P.R.N. Hobbs , R.J. Wyatt & D.C. Entwisle • Landslide and erosion hazard mapping at Ok Tedi copper mine, Papua New Guinea, G.J. Hearn • Graphical methods for hazard mapping and evaluation, G.J. Smith & M.S. Rosenbaum • Landslide susceptibility mapping using the Matrix Assessment Approach: a Derbyshire case study, M. Cross


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