Review by: Allen W. Hatheway

Geological engineering, as a discipline, was created at the Colorado School of Mines in 1913 to provide geologists with an ability to apply mainly civil engineering principles to site characterization for development of mineral resources. The discipline has become well known over this past century, and now it is beginning to be recognized as one of the array of geological and engineering disciplines that now are being addressed as the “applied geosciences.” Yet, the “body of knowledge” (i.e., the emerged 21st century technical education term) of the basic geological engineer remains poorly understood, both by...

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