Category Archives: geohazard

GeoHazardTalks 2017

GeoHazardTalks are a series of workshops developed by transportation industry and academia to promote the safe design and repair of transportation infrastructure and resources. Each workshop will present innovative methods and processes for landslide repair, rockfall mitigation, ground improvement, and soil slope stabilization. Particular attention will be paid to geohazard events affecting critical assets (highways […]

3rd North American Symposium on Landslides Overview of Events

Landslides: Putting Experience, Knowledge and Emerging Technologies into Practice June 4-8, 2017 • Roanoke, VA The main objective of the symposium is to provide a stimulating forum for geoscientists, engineers, planners, economists, program managers, and other decision makers concerned with landslide hazards and their impact on society. Papers related to investigation, classification, monitoring, analysis and […]

Registration is Open for the 3rd North American Symposium on Landslides (NASL) 2017

Registration is now open for the 3rd North American Symposium on Landslides (NASL) 2017!   The main objective of the symposium is to provide a stimulating forum for geoscientists, engineers, planners, economists, program managers, and other decision makers concerned with landslide hazards and their impact on society. Papers related to investigation, classification, monitoring, analysis and mitigation […]

Ground Related Risk to Transportation Infrastructure Call for Abstracts

The Ground Related Risk to Transportation Infrastructure conference from October 26-27, 2017 will focus on best practice for managing geotechnical infrastructure and is supported by the UK Geotechnical Asset Owners Forum. The conference will provide an opportunity to showcase innovative, industry leading approaches to holistic and tactical risk management across geotechnical infrastructure. Themes include: Strategic […]

Sponsorships and Exhibits Open for 2017 AEG Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs

Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists (AEG) is a leader in the applied geologic sciences and a steward of the profession. AEG provides information on environmental and engineering geology to practitioners, scientists, students, and the public. AEG leads the profession in its advocacy for: Legislation, Professional Licensure, Regulation and Codes and Standards as each affects […]

Committee Leadership Established for the AGHP committee on Geohazard Monitoring and Instrumentation

Following a successful meeting at TRB in Washington, DC this past January, the AGHP Geohazard Monitoring and Instrumentation Committee has established committee leadership.  Martin Derby of Applus RTD will serve as the Committee Chair.  John Metzger of IDS North America will serve as Committee Co Chair with Steve Borron of Global Slope Monitoring Consultants as the […]

AGHP Pleased to Announce Geohazard Monitoring and Instrumentation Webinar

The AGHP is pleased to announce a new webinar presented by Steve Borron, Principle Geologist at Global Slope Monitoring LLC. REGISTER FOR THE WEBINAR HERE This webinar, Geologic Hazards Guiding Risk Management Decisions and Monitoring Options, will be held 6 December, 2016 from 2:00 – 3:00 PM EST for $150.00. 1 PDH Credit Hour will […]

96th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB)

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) 96th Annual Meeting will be held January 8–12, 2017, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, in Washington, D.C. The information-packed program is expected to attract more than 12,000 transportation professionals from around the world. Register online by November 30 to take advantage of lower fees and to obtain a […]

Invitation to Participate – New AGHP Committee on Geohazard Monitoring & Instrumentation

The Geohazard Monitoring and Instrumentation Committee ​has been​ formed with the intent of providing a current and substantive base of information in the fields of Geohazard Monitoring and Instrumentation. In the short term, the committee hopes to create use of instrumentation best practices for the different types of monitoring equipment, work with vendors, research best […]

6th International Symposium on Geotechnical Safety and Risk

Geotechnical Risk from Theory to Practice will feature the latest research advances and engineering-practice innovations with a focus on the use of probabilistic and risk methodologies in geotechnical engineering. The conference will include a wide range of knowledge-enhancing keynote, panel, and technical sessions, as well as short courses. Interest and use of probabilistic methods and […]