Griffiths (2019) provides a well-researched and authoritative review of the advances made in engineering geology since the mid-twentieth century, together with some interesting insights for the future. Field mapping and remote sensing are two of the many topics covered.

He observes that

… [in the 1970s] the UK led the world in field mapping for engineering projects and the fear is that the skill is being lost … the list of UK practitioners who are still doing work of this type is disappointingly short and the names on the active list are getting worryingly ‘mature’. This is one example of...

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