An independent and international commission, established in May 1998. Its objectives are to undertake a global review of the development effectiveness of large dams for future decision-making on dams.
This committee is concerned with the behavior and stability of foundation soils supporting bridges, retaining walls, box culverts, buildings, overhead signs and other transportation structures.
The United States Universities Council on Geotechnical Education and Research (USUCGER) was founded in 1985 to provide advocacy for the continued development and expansion of high quality geotechnical eng. research.