Experience with gel-push sampling in New Zealand

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Experience with gel-push sampling in New Zealand

The gel-push sampling technique was developed to try to provide an economic technique capable of obtaining high quality specimens of silty sands and sands. This paper describes two of the gel-push samplers which are now commercially available and describes their performance on recent projects carried out on soils in New Zealand with reference to field measurements of shear wave velocity.

This paper was originally presented at the Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterisation 5 conference and is reproduced here with permission of the Australian Geomechanics Society.  For additional papers from this conference see http://australiangeomechanics.org/public-resources/downloads/#dlISC5 Proceedings

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