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Ground Improvement Case Histories by Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn, Jian Chu, Buddhima Indraratna

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Chapter 20

The Role of Native Vegetation in Stabilizing Formation Soil for Transport Corridors

An Australian Experience

Behzad Fatahi1; Udeshini Pathirage2; Buddhima Indraratna2; Muditha Pallewattha2; Hadi Khabbaz1    1 Centre for Built Infrastructure Research, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Sydney, Australia2 Centre for Geomechanics and Railway Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia

Abstract

This chapter describes a detailed field investigation conducted near an Australian native tree, Eucalyptus largiflorens. This investigation included field procedures such as drilling boreholes and taking soil samples, measuring the soil ...

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