Geocell wall with vegetation

An assortment of reference documents are available freely below. IGS UK members also enjoy significant access to a large library of conference proceedings through the International Geosynthetics Society website. (IGS member login required to access the IGS proceedings library.)

IGS UK Downloads

Evening Lecture Presentations

Lightweight Geosynthetic Fill for Embankments and Bridge Abutments (pdf, 5MB) DOWNLOAD These slides were originally presented at the IGS UK and Northwest Geotechnical Group joint event, 27th March 2019. This presentation has been kindly made available by Dave Woods (Jablite).

Design Methods for Geosynthetics Used for Erosion Control in Channel and River Banks (pdf, 5MB) DOWNLOAD These slides were originally presented at the IGS UK and Yorkshire Geotechnical Group joint event, 5th February 2019. This presentation has been kindly made available by David Shercliff (ABG Geosynthetics Limited).

Geocell Retaining Walls (pdf, 5MB) DOWNLOAD These slides were originally presented at the IGS UK and University of Manchester joint event, February 2019. This presentation has been kindly made available by Richard Heritage (ABG Geosynthetics Limited).

Case Histories on Reinforced Soil Retaining Structures using Site Won-Fill Material (pdf, 12MB)DOWNLOAD These slides were originally presented at the IGS UK and University of Manchester joint event, February 2018. This presentation has been kindly made available by Patricia Guerra-Escobar (Geosynthetics Limited), Ian Scotland (Huesker) and Dave Woods (Low and Bonar).

Erosion and Land Loss – A Geotechnical Challenge (pdf, 17MB) DOWNLOAD These slides were originally presented at the IGS UK and Midland geotechnical society joint event at Birmingham University, February 2018. This presentation has been kindly made available by David Shercliff (ABG) Lee Church (Concrete Canvass).

The Use of Geosynthetics in the Mining Environment (pdf, 17MB) DOWNLOAD These slides were originally presented at the IGS UK and Western Institute of Mining & Materials joint event at Keele University, November 2017. This presentation has been kindly made available by Andy Belton (Wardell Armstrong), Dave Woods (Low and Bonar) and Nico Brusa (Maccaferri).

Development of criteria for geotextile & granular filters – J P Giroud, consultant engineer with J P Giroud Inc, USA, Chairman Emeritus Geosyntec Consultants & past IGS President. (pdf, 2323KB)”] DOWNLOAD This paper closely follows the lecture presented in London on 9 September 2009 and will be published in the proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Geosynthetics, Guaruja, Brazil, May 2010.

Educational Resources

Additional Educational Resources (e.g. Application Guides), can be downloaded from: igs-uk.org/educational/

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