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    STP501

    Underwater Soil Sampling and Testing—A State-of-the-Art Review

    Published: 01 January 1972


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    Abstract

    The paper reviews the state of the art of underwater sampling and in situ testing. Near surface sampling as well as deep penetration sampling are discussed. In situ testing procedures on the sea floor and their limitations are described.

    Keywords:

    ocean bottom, soils, sampling, soil mechanics, marine geology, marine engineering, underwater construction, ocean environment, site survey, field tests, penetration, coring, offshore drilling, boring, oceanography


    Author Information:

    Noorany, I
    Professor and chairmanconsultant, San Diego State CollegeWoodward Gizienski & Assoc., San DiegoSan Diego, Calif.Calif.


    Committee/Subcommittee: D18.02

    DOI: 10.1520/STP38791S