Location

Arlington, Virginia

Date

15 Aug 2008, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Abstract

The Josef exploration drift was established in the 1980s for the underground exploration of gold deposits, the largest gold deposits in Central Europe. From 2005 to the beginning of 2007 the drift was transformed into an educational and research facility. The Josef Underground Educational Facility is intended to be a multidisciplinary workplace. Its main use c

Department(s)

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Meeting Name

6th Conference of the International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering

Publisher

Missouri University of Science and Technology

Document Version

Final Version

Rights

© 2008 Missouri University of Science and Technology, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

File Type

text

Language

English

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Josef Exploration Drift – From Exploration of Gold to Unique Facility for Geotechnical Research, Education and Training

Arlington, Virginia

The Josef exploration drift was established in the 1980s for the underground exploration of gold deposits, the largest gold deposits in Central Europe. From 2005 to the beginning of 2007 the drift was transformed into an educational and research facility. The Josef Underground Educational Facility is intended to be a multidisciplinary workplace. Its main use c