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Dr. DeGroot conducts research at the International Center for Geohazards

Dr. Don DeGroot will be traveling to Oslo, Norway to conduct research on characterization of offshore seabed sediments. This research will be conducted at International Centre for Geohazards (ICG), Norwegian Geotechnical Institute  as part of the UMass Amherst US National Science Foundation Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) project.


While at ICG/NGI, he will also be meeting with members of the International Standards Organization (ISO) Committee that is working on a new ISO standard on Marine Investigations. Dr. DeGroot is chair of the Subcommittee that is preparing the section of this standard on Laboratory Testing.