In-Situ GeoLinks

Organizations
Soil Sampling, Drilling Rigs, Augering, & Rock Coring:
Continuous Soil Sampling Methods
Flat Plate Dilatometer Test (DMT) for soils
Cone Penetration Testing (CPT)
Pressuremeter Testing (PMT)
Vane Shear Test (VST) or field vane (FV):
Geophysical testing
Field Instrumentation Equipment
Laboratory Testing Equipment Suppliers
Related books on In-Situ Testing
Related CDs & videos on In-Situ Methods
More Geo-Sites of Interest
 

Peter K. Robertson Webpage
Dick Campanella Webpage
Don DeGroot (2006) on "CPTU Derived Soil Parameters for Clay"
John Powell & Tom Lunne (2005) on "Use of CPTU data in clays & fine-grained soils" GRAINED SOILS"
ISSMGE TC 16 - In-Situ Testing
Lankelma book on "In-Situ Testing" by Hans Brouwer
Top 10 papers on PMT, DMT, and CPT
Downloadable References on Geotechnical Investigations & In-Situ Testing
Second International Conference on Geotechnical Site Characterization (ISC-2), Porto, Portugal
Third International Conference on Geotechnical Site Characterization (ISC-3), Taipei, Taiwan (April 01-04, 2008)
2nd Intl. Symposium on cone penetration testing (2010)
International Site Characterization ISC Brazil 2012  
5th Intl. Symp. Deformation Characterization of Geomaterials (2011)

Organizations

    National Science Foundation ( http://www.eng.nsf.gov/cms )
    Mid-America Earthquake Center ( http://mae.cee.uiuc.edu )
    US Geological Survey ( http://www.usgs.gov )
    American Society of Civil Engineers ( http://www.asce.org  )
    American Society for Testing and Materials ( http://www.astm.org )
    Earthquake Engineering Research Institute ( http://www.eeri.org  )
    US University Council on Geotechnical Engineering Research ( http://www.usucger.org )


Soil Sampling, Drilling Rigs, Augering, & Rock Coring:

    Demo of AMS Powerprobe Sampling at GT (23 April 2009, photos by Ross Cutts)
    http://www.vibracoring.com/
    http://www.ackerdrill.com
    http://www.cmeco.com/index.html
    http://www.paddockdrilling.com
    http://www.boartlongyear.com/
    http://www.mobileaugers.com/
    http://www.greggdrilling.com/


Continuous Soil Sampling Methods

    http://www.ams-samplers.com/
    http://www.geoprobe.com/

Flat Plate Dilatometer Test (DMT) for soils

General
    http://www.marchetti-dmt.it

Suppliers
    http://www.gpe.org
    http://www.pagani-geotechnical.com/
    http://www.cambridge-insitu.com/DMT/Marchetti_Index.html
    http://www.insitusoil.com/

Dilatometers for Testing Rocks
    http://www.cambridge-insitu.com/specs/Instruments/73HPDSPC.htm

Cone Penetration Testing (CPT)

General
    http://www.conepenetration.com/

CPT Systems and Distributors
     A.P. VanDenBerg (http://www.apvdberg.nl/)
     Envi AB (http://www.envi.se/)
     Geomil (http://www.geomil.com/)
     Geonor (for Van Den Berg) (http://www.geonor.com/)
     Geotech AB (http://www.geotech.se/)
     Gouda Manufacturing (GMF) (http://www.goudageo.com/)
     Hogentogler & Company (http://www.hogentogler.com/)
     Pagani (http://www.pagani-geotechnical.com/)
     Precision Sampling (http://www.precisionsampling.com/)
     Structures Analysis Geotechnical Equipment (SAGE mini-cones) (http://www.sage-engineering.net/)
     Vertek (http://www.vertek.ara.com)/
     Lankelma (http://www.lankelma.com)/

CPT Service and Field Testing Firms
     Applied Research Associates (ARA) (http://www.ara.com/)
     ConeTec Investigations (http://www.conetec.com/)
     Fugro Geosciences (http://www.fugro.com/)
     Gregg Drilling & Testing (www.greggdrilling.com)
     Minnesota GeoServices (http://www.mngeoservices.com/)
     Soil & Material Engineers (S&ME) (http://www.smeinc.com/)
     Southern Earth Sciences (SES) (http://www.soearth.com/)
     Stratigraphics (http://stratigraphics.com/)
     Wright-Padgett-Christopher (WPC) (http://www.wpceng.com/)
     In-Situ Soil Testing (http://www.insitusoil.com/)
     Braun Intertec (http://www.braunintertec.com)

Pressuremeter Testing (PMT)

     http://www.cambridge-insitu.com/
     http://www.pagani-geotechnical.com/
     http://www.roctest.com/index.php?module=CMS&func=view&id=69
     http://www.apageo.com/
     http://www.insitusoil.com/

Vane Shear Test (VST) or field vane (FV):

General
     http://www.pagani-geotechnical.com/
     http://www.geonor.com/field_vane_testing.html
     http://www.envi.se/
     http://www.apvdberg.nl/
     http://www.geomil.com/

Geophysical testing

General
    http://www.geoforum.com/knowledge/texts/bodare/index.asp?Lang=Eng
    http://appliedgeophysics.lbl.gov

Suppliers
    http://www.usradar.com/
    http://www.geometrics.com/
    http://www.geonics.com
    http://www.sensoft.ca/
    http://www.gdsinstruments.com
    http://www.greggdrilling.com/
    http://www.gemsys.ca/
   
Field Instrumentation Equipment


    http://www.geokon.com/
    http://www.geocomp.com/ 
    http://www.slopeindicator.com/
    http://www.solinst.com/
    http://www.geocon.com
    Rieker, Inc (http://www.riekerinc.com/)


Laboratory Testing Equipment Suppliers

    http://www.geocomp.com/
    http://www.eleusa.com/
    http://www.gcts.com/
    http://www.durhamgeo.com/
    http://www.gdsinstruments.com/


Related books on In-Situ Testing available at:

    Papers on Cone Penetration:   (http://www.geoengineer.org/cpt10.html)
    Papers on Flat Dilatometer: 
(http://www.geoengineer.org/dilatometer10.html)
    Reference Documents on In-Situ Testing: 
http://www.geoforum.com/tc16/home/page.asp?sid=92&mid=2&PageId=5648

Related CDs & videos on In-Situ Methods

     http://www.geoinstitute.org/news/in-situ.cfm 

More Geo-Sites of Interest  

    Geoengineer: (http://www.geoengineer.org)
    Leaning Tower of Pisa
(http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/pisa/)
    Geoforum
(http://www.geoforum.com)
   
Swedish Geotechnical Institute (SGI): (http://www.swedgeo.se)
    Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering
(http://www.ejge.com)
    Earth Science Image Bank:   (http://www.earthscienceworld.org/imagebank/submit/index.html)
    Geologic Resources:   (http://www.geologicresources.com/index3.html)
    Geotechnical Rock and Water Resources Library (GROW) (http://www.grow.arizona.edu/)
    Earthworks-jobs
(http://www.earthworks-jobs.com)
    Geotech Links:  (http://www.geotechlinks.com)




Geosystems Engineering
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology

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