SP-12 Nature’s Building Codes: Geology and Construction in Colorado


Handbook on the relationship of geology to construction, particularly single family or small multi-family units. Topics covered in this report include flooding, erosion/deposition, mud/debris flows, debris fans, groundwater, landslides, rock fall, snow avalanches, swelling/collapsing soils, subsidence, radioactivity, seismicity, and mineral resources. Includes homebuyer’s guide and geologic report guidelines for planners and the general public. 72 pages. 8 appendices. Digital PDF download. SP-12D