Geomechanics Colloquium 2016

Subsequently to the 10th Austrian Tunnel Day, the 65th Geomechanics Colloquium, organized by the Austrian Society for Geomechanics (OEGG) took place in Salzburg on October 13 and 14, 2016. It was chaired by O. Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont Wulf Schubert, head of the Underground Space Institute for Rock Mechanics and Tunnelling, Graz University of Technology, and president of the OEGG board.

The event was dedicated to Prof. Georg Feder. Feder, originally not specialised in the field of tunnelling, established the Institute for Heavy Construction Industry at the Montanuniversität Leoben. From...

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