Innovative Solutions for Geotechnical Instrumentation

Geosyntec is responsible for installation and data management of the geo-instrumentation system for the Center Hill Dam foundation remediation. Geosyntec is responsible for installation and data management of the geo-instrumentation system for the Center Hill Dam foundation remediation.

Geosyntec provides geotechnical instrumentation design, installation, monitoring and data management services for a wide range of structure and foundation applications. Our services include industry standard instrumentation programs and innovative solutions developed to meet the needs of our clients.

We have provided instrumentation services for levees, dikes, dams, landfills, mechanically stabilized earthen (MSE) berms, retaining walls, wharves and ports, sheetpile walls, tunnels, foundation systems, and vibration monitoring during construction. Our designs may include manually monitored instruments and automated systems with web based interfaces. A few recent examples of our systems include:

  • Subsurface stability monitoring for embankments landfills and slopes using inclinometers and shape accelerometer arrays (SAAs), and vibrating wire piezometer.
  • Monitoring of seepage through water retaining structures using vibrating wire piezometers.
  • Settlement monitoring of landfills using settlement cells.
  • Automation of an existing dike monitoring system.

Geosyntec's expertise in geotechnical instrumentation provides our clients a clear understanding of structure foundation behavior and confidence that regulatory compliance is achieved.

Geotechnical Instrumentation Projects

Lead Consultants

  • Daniel Schauer, P.G.
    Daniel Schauer is a Senior Principal Geologist based in Florida with over 24 years of geological, hydrogeological, and geotechnical engineering consulting experience focused on multidisciplinary en ...
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Geosyntec is a consulting and engineering firm that works with private and public sector clients to address new ventures and complex problems involving our environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure.

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