Report No. : GEO Publication No. 1/2007

Report Title : Engineering Geological Practice in Hong Kong (2007), 278p.

Author : Geotechnical Engineering Office


This publication is intended to enhance geotechnical practice in Hong Kong and help geotechnical practitioners to recognize when specialist engineering geological expertise should be sought. The principles of engineering geology as applicable to Hong Kong are introduced, and the application of these principles to civil engineering works are illustrated by means of examples and references. The publication is aimed primarily at experienced geotechnical engineers, to demonstrate the importance of engineering geology to the timely, cost effective and safe completion of civil engineering works. It will also assist experienced engineering geologists in Hong Kong by acting as an aide mémoire and will provide a valuable source of information for young and overseas practitioners.

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