Issue Date: July/August 2009


GEOSTRATA, 2009, July/August, 16-19   Figure 1. Glacial Lake Hitchcock (courtesy of Rittenour 1999, UMass Amherst MS Thesis). Varved clay deposits are common in glaciated regions of North America and northern Europe, and they present significant design challenges and construction difficulties. The distinct layered nature of these soils results in highly anisotropic engineering behavior and […]

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