La Société canadienne
de géotechnique
The Canadian
Geotechnical Society
La Société canadienne de géotechnique
The Canadian Geotechnical Society

Technical and Reference Documents

The following are links to technical and reference documents from related organizations, which may be of interest to CGS members and other geotechnical professionals.

Because the Canadian Geotechnical Society has not reviewed these documents, it does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information and readers are advised to exercise their professional judgement when using them.

From the Geological Survey of Canada

Shear Wave Velocity Measurement Guidelines for Canadian Seismic Site Characterization in Soil and Rock (2012)

Canadian technical guidelines and best practices related to landslides: a national initiative for loss reduction (2011 to 2016)

Concerning the Mount Polley, BC tailings impoundment failure

Independent Expert Investigation and Review Report (2015)

BC Chief Inspector of Mine's Investigation Report (2016)

From the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia

Guidelines for Legislated Landslide Assessments for Proposed Residential Development in BC (2010)

Site Characterization for Dam Foundations in BC (2016)

If you know of other documents that should be considered for this web page, contact the CGS National Office at cgs@cgs.ca.