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The Standard Penetration Test (SPT) and Cone Penetrometer Test (CPT) have become industry standards for subsurface geotechnical investigations using small diameter (<8-in. [20-cm]) borings and soundings. Both procedures have evolved over a period of 100 ...
Reference: Environmental & Engineering Geoscience, Vol. XII, No. 2, May 2006, pp. 161–179
the following important issues, concerning the Athens, Greece earthquake of 07/09/1999, are addressed in this article: (a) the principal direction of ground shaking, (b) the accuracy of pure seismological methods for site characterization, (c) the effect of ...
Reference: "Natural Hazards 27: 105-131, 2002."
In this paper evaluating strong motion recordings and the patterns of damage at sites with known geological and geotechnical conditions, has shown that very stiff soils and soft rocks present different horizontal accelerations unlike the US and the European ...
Reference: Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering 21 (2001) 671-687
<p>This document contains eleven case studies designed to provide performance information for innovative uses of geophysical technologies that support less costly screening for site characterization </p>
Reference: United States Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response, EPA-542-R-00-003 August 2000