Author Archives: AGHP

The Association of Geohazard Professionals Announce Rope Access Safety Recognition Recipients for 2019

Association of Geohazard Professional’s Rope Access Safety Recognition awarded to Acadia Mountain Guides, California Department of Transportation, GeoStabilization International®, Global Mountain Solutions, GZA GeoEnvironmental, McMillen Jacobs Associates, Washington State Department of Transportation, and Yeh and Associations, Inc. The recognition, honoring best-in-class safety development and implementation initiatives within the geohazard industry, distinguishes companies that foster & employ safe rope […]

Student Member Spotlight: Cameron Ross

Cameron Ross Ph.D. Student, Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) AGHP student member Cameron Ross is a Ph.D. student at the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) in Kingston, Ontario. He is conducting research using numerical modeling techniques to improve the understanding of how deep permafrost responds to climatic variability and anthropogenic forcing at the surface […]

New Webinar Announced: RocFall: Statistical Analysis of Rockfalls by Rocscience

The AGHP will be holding a webinar on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm EDT titled RocFall: Statistical Analysis of Rockfalls by Rocscience. The webinar will be presented by Ellen Yeh, M.Sc., P.E., S.E, Chief Geotechnical Software Developer, Rocscience Inc., Toronto, Ontario This webinar will first present several popular impact theories and […]

New Webinar Announced for Monday, July 15, 2019

The AGHP will be holding a webinar on July 15, 2019, from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm EDT titled Mapping and Monitoring: The Road to Proactive Engagement and Solution Provisions. The webinar will be presented by Pieter Bas Leezenberg (Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, SkyGeo), Paolo Mazzanti (CEO and Founding Member of NHAZCA and Professor of Remote Sensing at […]

Member Profile: Williams Form Engineering Corp.

The ‘Williams’ story began in 1922 when Mr. C. I. Williams graduated from Michigan State University after earning his degree in Civil Engineering.  He initially took a job with the State of Michigan as a bridge inspector.  However, it was not long before Mr. Williams realized the industry desperately needed an improved system for pouring […]

Committee News

During AGHP’s April 30, 2019 Debris Flow and Steep Creek Hazards Committee meeting, Dr. Song Dongri of the Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment of the Chinese Academy of Sciences presented “Mechanisms of Debris Flow Impact on Flexible Barrier.” Planning was finalized for the committee’s workshop in Golden, Colorado at the 7th International Conference on […]

GeoStabilization International Named one of the 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere

Recognition honors companies that are actively engaged in driving positive change in the business community and societies around the world. Denver, Colorado – February 26, 2019 GeoStabilization International, a leading geohazard mitigation firm operating throughout the United States, Canada, and Australasia, has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing […]

AGHP 2019 Photo Contest Now Open

The 2019 AGHP Photo Contest is open to all members of the AGHP and industry-related participants. Take advantage of this great opportunity to demonstrate geohazard materials, technologies, and events!  These photos will be used to promote the exemplary work of the geohazards community, raise awareness of the importance of your expertise, and add to the beneficial dialogue […]

AGHP 2019 Rope Access Safety Recognition Program

  To promote safe work environments within the Geohazard industry, AGHP has initiated an industry-wide Rope Access Safety Recognition Program.  This annual program will recognize companies that develop and implement safe rope access work procedures, provide education and training to their personnel, and commit to enhancing the safety culture within their organizations.  A review of the […]