The Swedish Geotechnical Institute (SGI)

The SGI is a government agency dealing with geotechnical research, information and consultancy. SGI has particular responsibility as a governmental expert body for safety issues relating to landslides and coastal erosion.

The purpose of the Institute is to achieve better techniques, safety and economy by the correct application of geotechnical knowledge in the building process.The know-how of SGI is available for many sectors of society and comprises land use planning, foundation engineering and the technique of soil reinforcement, slope stability, ground energy, polluted land, re-use of by-products, field and laboratory investigations.

The Swedish Geotechnical Institute represents the project of Arvika in the board of Climate Proof Areas.


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Swedish Geotechnical Institute,

Yvonne Andersson-Sköld

Hugo Grauers gata 5 B,

SE-412 96 Göteborg, Sweden