Geotechnical Investigations

Desktop Studies

Desktop Study

The scope of work undertaken as part of the Desk top study can be varied to meet the requirements of the site, client and local authority.

Typical Desk top studies include:

  • Review of geological plans and historical records
  • Radon classification
  • Coal mining reports
  • Flooding potential
  • Review of environmental data including landfill information, pollution incidents, water abstractions, discharge consents and trade entries
  • Conceptual model including a source – pathway – receptor contamination assessment