This section offers a wide variety of geosynthetics technical information. This information is a product of the IGS’s Education and Technical committees as well as a number of other hard-working IGS volunteers. Information developed for the IGS is created and peer-reviewed by the foremost geosynthetics academics and practitioners worldwide. This material is kindly provided by the international website of the IGS.

Origins of the term “Geosynthetics” and the IGS

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Classification of fabrics and measurement of their properties with a view to utilisation in geotechnics, Giroud (1977) [FRENCH]

From Geotextiles to Geosynthetics: A revolution in Geotechnical Engineering, Giroud (1986)

The Geosynthetics Discipline: Achievements and Challenges, Giroud (1993)

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