Geohazard Monitoring and Instrumentation Webinar, Part II

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The Association of Geohazard Professionals (AGHP) will be present Part II of its Geohazard Monitoring and Instrumention Webinar, featuring Steve Borron, on 16 May 2017 at 2:00 pm (EDT). The hour-long session will focus on “Landslide Examples Showing How Near Real-time TinSAR Data and Movement Trend Analysis Can Decrease Risk.”  Steve Borron is Principle Geologist at Global Slope Monito... »

Live and On-Demand Engineering Webinars in December

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As the calendar year winds down, professional development opportunities such as engineering webinars are utilized more. For some, these sessions provide needed PDHs. For others, it is simply the best time of the year for them to take time for the education. In December, multiple live and on-demand sessions are available. GEO-U ENGINEERING WEBINARS The Geosynthetic Institute’s Dr. Robert Koerner ha... »

AGHP Webinar: Geologic Hazards Monitoring

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The next webinar from the Association of Geohazard Professionals (AGHP) will be presented on December 6 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm (EST).  Topic: Geologic Hazards Guiding Risk Management Decisions and Monitoring Options. Steve Borron, Principle Geologist at Global Slope Monitoring LLC, will lead the session. REGISTER FOR THE WEBINAR HERE 1 PDH credit will be awarded to participants at the completio... »

Webinar: An Owner’s Perspective on Geohazard Slope Assessment

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On August 17, from 2:00 – 3:00 pm EDT, Caltrans’ Thomas Whitman will present a webinar on “An Owner’s Perspective of Slope Assessment: the Value and Use.” Whitman is a Senior Engineering Geologist for the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans). He brings more than 25 years of professional experience and 19 years of mountaineering and climbing experience to the discussion. The webinar i... »

The AGHP 2016 Geohazards Photo Contest Winners

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During July’s Highway Geology Symposium (HGS) in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the Association of Geohazard Professionals (AGHP) revealed its 2016 Geohazards Photo Contest winners. The annual contest captures geohazard technologies and challenges, such as mitigating rockfall, avalanche, and debris flow risk. “This year’s entrants and award winners represent how geohazards are a glo... »

Geohazards: AGHP Photo Contest Open to All

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The 2016 AGHP Photo Contest is open for submissions. This free, engineering awareness-raising competition is an annual event, supported by the Association of Geohazard Professionals (AGHP). The contest is open to all members of the engineering community working to prevent or repair damage from geohazards. The theme for 2016’s contest is “Proper demonstration of geohazard materials, tec... »

Geohazards Photo Contest: Stunning Views and Engineering

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The Association of Geohazard Professionals (AGHP) has announced the winners of its inaugural photo contest. The professional society is dedicated to promoting geohazard technologies, standards, and best practices, with a particular focus on North America, where the geohazards field is still emerging despite its large need. Major applications for geohazards experts include rockfall and landslide pr... »

Association of Geohazard Professionals (AGHP) Continues Growth

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In North America, the field of geohazard mitigation is quite young. Around the world, however, it is a strong field of geotechnical design. Geohazard experts also utilize or their technologies are specified in conjunction with geosynthetics frequently, such as for road construction and rockfall protection. The Association of Geohazard Professionals (AGHP), which was formed in 2013, is fostering a ... »

Geohazard Association Holds First Election, Announces Board

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The Association of Geohazard Professionals (AGHP) has announced the results of its first election. Founded in 2013 to serve the large but fragmented geohazard market in North America, AGHP exists to “support the development of standards, specifications, and best practices concerning the design and implementation of geohazard-related technologies and products; and to support and provide education t... »

AGHP Establishes Geohazard Committees

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The Association of Geohazard Professionals (AGHP) is a new professional association that has emerged to serve and promote an engineering sector that has been largely unsupported in the United States. With a steadily growing membership base, the association has now advanced to opening geohazard committees for member participation. Current committees and chairs include: Education Committee – C... »