Some useful industry sources of information relevant

 to offshore geotechnics

(web sites indicated where known):


Guidance Notes on Geotechnical Investigations for Marine Pipeline, OSIG rev. 03. Prepared by the Pipeline Working Group of the Offshore Soil Investigation Forum, 10 May 2004.

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Guidance Notes on Geotechnical Investigations for Subsea Structures, OSIG, rev. 02, 31st August 2000.

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Risk implications in site characterisation and analysis for offshore engineering and design. Prepared by WS Atkins Consultants Ltd. for the Health and Safety Executive 2004, Research Report 286 

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Geotechnical & Geophysical Investigations for Offshore and Nearshore Developments. Written and produced by Technical Committee 1, International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, September 2005.

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