Presents over 70,000 unique entries on general geology and applied geoscience
Improves understanding through supplementary synonyms and/or additional explanations
Features 10,000 new terms in this second edition, plus extended explanations of translated terms
An unparalleled reference resource, the "Dictionary Geotechnical Engineering" consists of more than 70.000 unique entries. Many of the entries are supplemented by synonyms and/or additional explanations as required and useful. Besides terms from general geology, the dictionary lays emphasis on topics in applied geoscience. Main fields are: - mining - soil science - earthwork - exploration geology - geophysics - geomorphology - foundation engineering - hydrogeology - hydraulic engineering - cartography - geology of mineral deposits - mineralogy - oceanography - and surveying. More than 10.000 new terms are included in this second edition, plus extended explanations of many terms previously translated.