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    Website links, new publications in geotechnical engineering and engineering geology and Google Earth related information can be found in this section. 

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    Although nobody likes to see a failure, especially a catastrophic one, it is important to learn whatever we can from them so that the geo-community does not make the same mistakes again.
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  • Geoarchaeology   ( 16 Articles )

    Geoarchaeology is a fascinating field located at the convergence of two scientific disciplines, geology/engineering and archaeology. Aspects of this field include geophysical exploration such as ground penetrating radar, photogeology, magnetometer surveys, satellite image analysis and geographic information systems or GIS.

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    This is the news category for related news or blog posts as well as for things that don't fit too well in other categories. 

  • Geologic Hazards   ( 231 Articles )
  • Geophysics   ( 9 Articles )

    Geophysics involves various techniques to quantitatively study the surface and subsurface of the earth. These methods include seismic refraction, seismic reflection, ground penetrating radar (GPR), electrical resistivity, induced polarization (IP), TEM,  gravity gradiometry, magnetotellurics (MT) and others.

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    If you have a geo-related press release, or you have come accross one somewhere on the web, you can post it in this category.
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    If this geo-news item is specific to a particular area of the US or the world, this is the place for it.

  • Rockman's Ramblings   ( 61 Articles )

    Rockman aka Randy Post is the Owner and Editor In Chief of This category is where posts regarding the GeoPrac site itself will be made. It is also a place for Randy to blog about issues affecting his professional practice, current projects and occasionally more esoteric topics.

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  • Weekend CUP   ( 92 Articles )

    I flag tons of interesting news items over the course of a week. I usually like to summarize the article when I post about it and maybe add a photo or embed a video or something. But I don't have nearly enough time to post everything I find. So I'm starting a (roughly) weekly post I'll call my Weekend Catch-Up-Post or CUP for short. In these posts, I'll simply present a bulleted list of news items I didn't have time to write about. Enjoy!

  • Conferences   ( 25 Articles )
    This is the place for coverage of geotechnical conferences, geoconstruction conferences and conferences in related industries and disciplines such as engineering geology, earth retention, deep foundations and more.