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The two volumes of the Dictionary Geotechnical Engineering consist of approximately 140.000 entries. To each keyword common synonyms are given. Some entries contain supplementary explanations for a better understanding. Besides terms from general geology, the dictionary lays emphasis on topics in applied geoscience. Main fields are: - mining, - soil science, - earthwork, - exploration geology, - geophysics, - geomorphology, - foundation engineering, - hydrogeology, - hydraulic engineering, - cartography, - geology of mineral deposits, - mineralogy, - oceanography, - surveying.