TC107 Lateritic Soils

Laterites and Lateritic Soils

  • To disseminate knowledge and practice in laterite and lateritic soils to members of ISSMGE
  • Organize speciality Conferences, symposia and workshops
  • Encourage preparation of keynote lectures, state of the art lectures, new technologies, general reports for ISSMGE International conferences, Regional Conferences, Local (member society) Conferences.
  • To develop other innovative ways to encourage broad participation of ISSMGE individual members in the activities of TC-107

  • To establish guidelines and technical recommendations for laterite and lateritic soils
  • To identify and assemble any available codes, standards, guidelines
  • To identify those that need to be translated and arrange for translations to English
  • To prepare overviews of these standards, codes, and guidelines
  • To point out the similarities and differences among the different codes, standards and guidelines and implications of using each of them
  • To make guidelines and recommendations in laterites and lateritic soils for practice

  • To assist with the technical programmes of ISSMGE at international and regional conferences
  • To liase with organizers of International and Regional Conferences to identify what TC - 07 can do
  • To promote the presentation of findings in laterite and lateritic soils in the main and discussion sessions
  • To find other innovative ways of projecting TC 107 and its work

  • To interact with industry and overlapping organizations working in the area of laterite and lateritic soils
  • Identify and create a database of organizations and institutions working in the area of laterites and lateritic soils
  • Create a database of organizations whose work involve laterite and lateritic soils
  • Interact with these organizations to identify how to respond to their needs

# Type Full Name Country
1 Chair SAMUEL I.K. (Prof) AMPADU Ghana
2 Secretary Kabeya Kany South Africa
3 Nominated by TC Chair Ahmed Elsharief Sudan
4 Nominated by TC Chair Etienne Marcelin Kana CTGA
5 Nominated Member Giovanni Gulla` Italy
6 Nominated Member Alessandra Nocilla Italy
7 Nominated Member Deneys Schreiner United Kingdom
8 Nominated Member Joshua Omer United Kingdom
9 Nominated Member Philippe REIFFSTECK France
10 Nominated Member R. Shiva Shankar India
11 Nominated Member Purnanand Savoikar India
12 Nominated Member Matthew Richard Coop United Kingdom
13 Nominated Member Charles Ng Hong Kong
14 Nominated Member Jean-Michel Baryla United States
15 Corresponding Member Jaya Mohan India
16 Nominated Member Joseph Kwesi Mfarfo Oddei Ghana

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Host Member Society: Ghana

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