Drs Jenny Huggett and Jackie Skipper publish an article on Clay Stratigraphy of the Lambeth Group

GCG is pleased to announce that the long-awaited article “Clay Stratigraphy of the Lambeth Group of Borehole IOD8R”, has been published online in the Proceedings of the Geologists’ Association.

Clay mineralogist Dr Jenny Huggett and GCG’s Senior Consultant Dr Jackie Skipper analysed the range of properties of the Lambeth Group clays from the Crossrail (Elizabeth Line) ground investigations and this paper demonstrates how very widely the clay mineralogy can vary, dependant on primary deposition and secondary weathering conditions.

The publisher, Elsevier, has kindly created a Share Link – a personalized URL to the authors providing 50 days’ free access to the article. Anyone clicking on this link before September 05, 2022 will be taken directly to the latest version of this article on ScienceDirect, which they are welcome to read or download.

In addition to other contributions, GCG: (i) designed and oversaw most of the ground investigations, (ii) prepared the interpretative reports, and (iii) undertook the GI database compilation & checking for the Elizabeth Line. This work provided much new information and an enhanced characterisation of the Lambeth Group.

Colleagues in the Crossrail Project will recognise “IOD” in the paper name as representing “Isle of Dogs”, the previous name for the Canary Wharf area of London. We hope the paper is useful.

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