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I don't have much cross-border experience with geotech reports but as 
nobody else responded . We use the same terminology and measures that are 
common in the US. The ground shakes differently at San Andreas than it does 
 in the Ottawa Valley where the blue clay can ruin your day.


Paul Ransom, P.Eng.

> Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2014 14:01:57 -0600
> From: Bill Polhemus <bill(--nospam--at)>
> Subject: Geotechnical in Canada
> Anybody got experience with geotechnical reports in both USA and Canada?
> How do they compare? Do they talk in terms of Atterburg limits and UCS,
> etc., or are there Canadian analogs to those?
> W. L. Polhemus, Jr. P.E.
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