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The Geoscience Library of Applied Technology (“GLAT”) presents a collection of archival material, which includes images, related to the practice of Environmental and Engineering Geology, as well as certain other closely applied disciplines of Geology and Engineering.

Contents of the library have been voluntarily identified, contributed, and digitally scanned and are presented as a free-of-charge service to these professions, for the betterment of people and for stewardship of the environment, world wide. 

Note: the term “EULA” stands for “End-User License Agreement“.

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1.    Persons who use the GLAT (“Users”) are responsible for the manner in which the contents of GLAT are interpreted and used by such individuals.

2.    Not all documents in GLAT have been formally peer-reviewed.  Users are responsible for evaluating the scientific and technical validity and accuracy of the contents of GLAT materials as well as the opinions expressed by authors of the materials.

3.    Conclusions, opinions, and recommendations of the authors of the documents are those of the author(s) alone and are not necessarily endorsed by the AEGF.

4.    Documents and associated materials have historical utility or importance in demonstrating the state of scientific knowledge at the time of their publication, but the state of scientific and other technical knowledge progresses and changes over time.  Users of GLAT are personally responsible for their understanding and use of the materials in the GLAT.

5.    GLAT is a work of continual progress and development.  GLAT contents do not represent a complete set of references applicable to any particular subject or issue.  GLAT reserves the right in its sole discretion to edit or delete any documents, information or other content appearing in the GLAT.

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