Introduction

An unparalleled reference resource, the "Dictionary Geotechnical Engineering" consists of more than 70.000 unique entries. Many of the entries are supplemented by synonyms and/or additional explanations as required and useful. Besides terms from general geology, the dictionary lays emphasis on topics in applied geoscience. Main fields are: - mining - soil science - earthwork - exploration geology - geophysics - geomorphology - foundation engineering - hydrogeology - hydraulic engineering - cartography - geology of mineral deposits - mineralogy - oceanography - and surveying. More than 10.000 new terms are included in this second edition, plus extended explanations of many terms previously translated.

Authors and affiliations

  • Helmut Herrmann
    • 1
  • Herbert Bucksch
  1. 1.NeusäßGermany

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-41713-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-41714-6
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Number Of Entries 67577
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