Committee D18 on Soil and Rock

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    Subcommittees and Standards

    Standards under the jurisdiction of D18

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    D18.01 Surface and Subsurface Characterization
    D18.01.01 Site Characterization for Environmental Purposes
    D18.01.02 Geophysics
    D18.01.03 Geospatial Technology
    D18.02 Sampling and Related Field Testing for Soil Evaluations
    D18.03 Texture, Plasticity and Density Characteristics of Soils
    D18.03.01 Particle Size and Specific Gravity
    D18.03.02 Plasticity
    D18.03.03 Density
    D18.04 Hydrologic Properties and Hydraulic Barriers
    D18.05 Strength and Compressibility of Soils
    D18.06 Physical-Chemical Interactions of Soil and Rock
    D18.07 Identification and Classification of Soils
    D18.08 Special and Construction Control Tests
    D18.08.01 Nuclear Methods
    D18.08.03 New Methods for Construction Control
    D18.08.04 Field Testing
    D18.09 Cyclic and Dynamic Properties of Soils
    D18.11 Deep Foundations
    D18.12 Rock Mechanics
    D18.14 Geotechnics of Sustainable Construction
    D18.15 Stabilization With Admixtures
    D18.15.01 Admixtures used in Soil Stabilization
    D18.17 Rock for Erosion Control
    D18.19 Frozen Soils and Rock
    D18.21 Groundwater and Vadose Zone Investigations
    D18.21.01 Direct Push Sampling
    D18.21.02 Vadose Zone Monitoring
    D18.21.03 Well Design, Maintenance & Construction
    D18.21.04 Groundwater Sample Collection and Handling
    D18.21.05 Hydrogeologic Properties, Modeling, and Data Analysis
    D18.21.06 Design of Groundwater Monitoring Networks
    D18.21.07 Groundwater and Vadose Zone Remediation Technologies
    D18.21.08 Terminology
    D18.22 Soil as a Medium for Plant Growth
    D18.23 Field Instrumentation
    D18.24 Characterization and Handling of Powders and Bulk Solids
    D18.25 Erosion and Sediment Control Technology
    D18.25.01 Mulches and Tackifiers
    D18.25.02 Rolled Erosion Control Products (RECPs)
    D18.25.04 Articulating Concrete Block Revetments
    D18.25.05 Gabions & Mattresses
    D18.25.06 Geohazard Protection Systems
    D18.25.07 Fabric-Formed Concrete Revetments
    D18.25.08 Sediment Control
    D18.25.09 Terminology
    D18.25.10 Bioengineering
    D18.25.11 Tackifiers
    D18.25.12 Transition Mats
    D18.26 Hydraulic Fracturing
    D18.26.01 Site Investigation and Monitoring
    D18.26.02 Site Infrastructure and Construction
    D18.26.03 Materials Characterization (fluids, propants, grouts, etc.)
    D18.26.04 Reporting
    D18.26.05 Terminology
    D18.80 Planning
    D18.90 Executive
    D18.90.01 Public Relations (Communicator)
    D18.91 Standards Development and Review
    D18.91.02 Standards Preparation Manual
    D18.92 Geotechnical Testing Journal
    D18.93 Terminology for Soil, Rock and Contained Fluids
    D18.94 Education and Training
    D18.95 Information Retrieval and Data Automation
    D18.96 Symposia
    D18.97 Awards
    D18.98 Hogentogler Award
    D18.99 Quality Control