TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis 357: Use of Geophysics for Transportation Projects examines the state of the practice regarding the use of geophysics for transportation projects. The report focuses on who is using geophysics and why, which methods and applications are the most commonly used, the use of in-house expertise compared with contracting private consultants, and how geophysical service contracts are procured and implemented.
Table of Contents
|Literature Search and Training Resources||7-7|
|Methods, Techniques, Applications, and Standards||8-11|
|Chapter Three - Information Sources and General Responses||12-14|
|Applications for Geophysical Investigations||15-15|
|Selection Criteria and Approval for Geophysical Investigations||16-16|
|Budgeting and Costs||17-17|
|Successes and Failures||22-22|
|Chapter Seven - Conclusions and Future Research Needs||26-27|
|Appendix A - Methods and Techniques||42-59|
|Appendix B - Survey Questionnaire||60-77|
|Appendix C - Survey Results||78-98|
|Appendix D - Case Histories||99-107|
|Abbreviations used without definitions in TRB publications||108-108|
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