geoforum.com is intended to become the prime information and communication service for the Geo Industry world-wide. All information contained in geoforum.com can be accessed free of charge on the Internet. The dynamic database system was developed to facilitate interactive exchange of information and knowledge between all groups working with, or interested in geotechnology.
Initially, most information on geoforum.com is in English. However, in the near future, also information in other languages will be made available. Because of the flexible structure of the database used to develop geoforum.com, it will be possible to offer services in different languages and adapted to the specific needs and requirements in different parts of the world.
geoforum.com employs interactive database technology, which makes it possible to link information contained in different parts of geoforum.com. Information is categorised and then linked to other relevant areas, can be modified and expanded directly on the Internet.
geoforum.com uses state-of-the-art IT-tools for compilation and presentation of geotechnical and commercial information. The internet-based dynamic database can incorporate, link and disseminate technical information efficiently on the Internet.
geoforum.com was designed for the benefit of practitioners, educators, studenter, researchers and others interested in, or working with different geotechnical and related areas.:
Geo Contacts: provides is an efficient way to find and exchange information on the Internet. The most important section is the Geo Directory, a steadily growing database, containing a classified listing of individuals, interested in geotechnology. Other sections are the Geo Discussion Forum and a survey of Geo Events..
Geo Market Guide: contains a directory of companies and organisations, which are active in the area of geotechnology. On a start page, each company can present general information about its activities. Up to 8 key words can be used to identify company-specific services and products. A detailed description of products and services, as well as project applications (case histories) can be given on additional pages. The technical activities of each company in the Geo Market Guide are indexed and can be linked to other sections of geoforum.com.
Geo Knowledge: contains useful information, such as a multi-lingual Geo Dictionary, IT-based Text Books and a Unit Converter..
Geo System Info: provides comprehensive geotechnical information, using dynamic database technology. The objective is to present and describe different types of foundation and construction processes. Pile Info describes different pile systems, as well as the installation process and classification of piling methods.