Applied geological mapping for planning and development: an example from Wigan, UK

  title={Applied geological mapping for planning and development: an example from Wigan, UK},
  author={Alan M. Forster and David Lawrence and D. E. Highley and C. S. Cheney and Allen Arrick},
  journal={Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology},
  pages={301 - 315}
The applied geological mapping study of the Wigan Metropolitan Borough was completed in October 1995 by the British Geological Survey (BGS) in association with the planning consultants Roger Tym & Partners. The aim of the project was to provide a geoscience basis for planning and development decisions. The users of the study were seen primarily as planners and developers but also engineers, conservationists and others. The important common factor was that the users need not have geological… 

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