Link Sites; Other
Sites of Interest
Army ***** (1)
From the Corps of Engineers, one of the largest collection
of published literature to download including geological,
geotechnical, rock mechanics and hydrologic publications.
US national information service for Earthquake Engineering
includes a database of world literature, plus selected papers,
images of faults, recent research and much more.
Includes a free download of a set of notes by Dr. Hoek entitled
Practical Rock Engineering. Major reference text.
The Institute of Civil Engineers site provides news, publications
and links, inclusive links to many online journals (subscription)
published by Thomas Telford, plus lots of briefing sheets
to download free..
Library of Geotechnical Engineering *** (5)
One of the most comprehensive libraries of Internet resources
about Geotechnical Engineering.
Geotechnical Engineering Magazine *** (6)
Packed with useful information and links for the Geotechnical
Journal of Geotechnical Engineering *** (7)
An annual online journal with worldwide contributions.
Informative text with figs and images.
With questions and answers. Good text with lots of links to
Geology Cases *** (10)
Case histories from large dam constructions with many links
to associated sites.
Kobe Earthquake *** (11)
Summary report with excellent images of damage.
Geology Field Manual *** (12)
copy from the U.S. Department of the Interior
Professional Practice Handbook *** (13)
For engineering geologists.
Engineering Publications *** (14)
From the US department
of transportation. Many pdf files of reports to download but
Subject areas include:
Drilled Shafts, Expansive Soils, Frost Action, Geosynthetics,
Ground Improvement, Grouting Permanent Ground Anchors, Pile
Foundations, Reinforced Soil Structures, Retaining Walls,
Rock Slopes, Seismic Design, Shale Slope & Embankment Stability,
Soil Compaction & Stabilization, Spread Footings, Structural
Foundations, Subsurface Exploration, Tunneling
Edinburgh Engineerining Virtual Library
The main UK link site for Engineering Geology.
Library for Civil Engineering **** (16)
Includes a major database
with Educational links, Commercial links and Organization
links. Based at Georgia Tech, USA.
Civil Engineering Portal**** (17)
A collaboration of
ASCE and ICE. It is a gateway into the Internet for civil
Civil Engineering Web Directory ****(18)
A portal specially
designed for civil engineering professionals and students.
125 Top Projects *** (19)
and dams with factual data.
Websites *** (20 A
comprehensive USA based listing, mainly N. American but also
some International links.
for Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering *** (21)
Comprehensive specialist link site.
A link site to specialist geotechnical and geoenvironmental
Directory *** (23)
Geology and Dam Links ** (24)
Mainly US Dam links.
Other sites of interest
A preliminary report of this disaster with excellent photos
of damage and faulting.
Geotechnical Disaster, St. Francis dam
At three minutes before midnight
March 12, 1928, the St. Francis dam catastrophically failed.
along the Faultline
Webcasts, videos, images and information
about earthquakes and engineering in California.
Geology Field Manual
copy from the U.S. Department of the Interior.
Professional Practice Handbook
For engineering geologists.
A link site to specialist geotechnical
and geoenvironmental software.
Geology of western Colorado
Includes Dams and Reservoirs and
Mines and Mine Reclamations Projects.
and Engineering Geology
With links to websites on Erosion,
Floods and Flooding, Hydrology and Landslides from the Illinois
State Geological Survey.
Conservation Project, Scotland
Rock discontinuity survey.From
Ove Arup & Partners Scotland and ARP Lorimer & Associates.
Conferences and meetings.
Journal of Hydropower and dams
The World Atlas & Industry Guide
is a unique and essential reference source for the industry
on water resources development worldwide. All subscribers
receive a copy of this comprehensive guide to the status of
the worlds hydropower and dams. The online Industry Guide
allows you to register your company online for free. This
guide is a major resource for companies involved in hydropower
Worldwide statistics about hydropower
generation and reservoir usage.
Grand Ditch and Poudre Pass Mosaic,
Rocky Mountain National Park Colorado.
"Skredet i Vagnhärad", The Landslide
of May 23, 1997.
Includes downloadable newsletters,
events list and membership details.
longest tunnel page
Includes construction information
on tunnels worldwide including the latest project news (current
Sponsored by Tunnel Business Magazine.
Includes news, buyer's guide, a monthly feature, events, associations
and a photo gallery.
Includes project news and a professional
advice section, plus a directory of suppliers.
Facts plus a history leading up
to the construction.
A research project.
short history of tunnelling
main resource for information on landslides, rockslides,
rockfalls and other hazards, mainly in the USA, but also worldwide.
Assessment of Landslide Hazards Resulting from the February
13, 2001, El Salvador Earthquake
A Debris Avalanche at Forest Falls, San Bernardino County,
California, July 11, 1999
Borehole, Surface Geologic, and Geotechnical Data for the Aspen
Grove Landslide, Sanpete County, Utah [WEB ONLY]
National Landslide Hazards Mitigation Strategy: A Framework
for Loss Reduction
Preliminary Methods for Anticipating the Occurrence of Precipitation-Induced
Landslides in Seattle, Washington
Rock-fall Potential in the Yosemite Valley, California
A Method for Producing Digital Probabilistic Seismic Landslide
Hazard Maps: An Example from the Los Angeles, California
Rockslide-Debris Avalanche of May 18, 1980, Mount St. Helens