Viewed through the eyes of two highly experienced practitioners, this book is a fascinating insight into engineering geology practice and its application to dam design and construction in Eastern Europe. Both authors have been involved in the investigation of dams since the late 1960s and therefore bring a unique perspective to the complex art of ground characterization and its development over the past 50 years. The two authors, Otto Horsky and Pavel Blaha, are engineering geologist and engineering geophysicist respectively and the book reflects this, with strong detailed chapters on the methods used to carry out engineering geology surveys, and...

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