Ground characterisation in the urban environment: a guide to best practice

This report describes the methodologies and datasets relating to superficial deposits and bedrock geology relevant to urban geoscientific projects. The rationale for carrying out such projects is explained and the basis for good practice is laid out in generic terms. The report provides guidance on sources of information and recommends procedures and standards that should form part of best practice when undertaking a project. Examples of this good practice are given in the form of illustrations of a range of outputs from a current project being carried out in Manchester and Salford.

Ground characterisation in the urban environment

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