Soils and Earth Materials

IF YOU need information about soils or earth materials ...

WE CAN HELP IDENTIFY:

  • Rippability of rock
  • Faults in rock
  • Lithology
  • Stiffness of overburden
  • Depth to bedrock
  • Elastic properties of earth materials
  • Electrical properties of earth materials
  • Leaks in dams or levees
  • Liquefaction potential of soils
  • Stratigraphic/geologic boundaries
  • Permeability of earth materials
  • Ground motion due to blasts or vibrations
  • Location of underground storage tanks or drums
  • Leaking of underground storage tanks
  • Cavities or voids (karst)
  • Abandoned mine workings
  • Buried utilities
  • Unexploded ordnance
  • Abandoned well casings
  • Landfill boundaries
  • Landfill thickness
  • Depth to water table
  • Location of water-bearing lithologic structures

HERE'S WHAT ELSE WE DO:

  • Assess stability of dams and their foundations
  • Seismic hazard analysis
  • Quarry deposit evaluation