Category Archives: News

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 […]

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 […]

Developing Testing Standards for our Industry

There are few standard specifications applicable to geohazard mitigation structures in North America.  For those projects that do contain specifications, it is often seen that non-applicable ASTM or Federal specifications are cited. As an example, ASTM A975, a standard for double-twist gabions and revet mattresses, is often used when specifying mesh for rock slopes. The […]

Member Profile: John Metzger, IDS GeoRadar North America

 Tell us a bit about yourself and how you became involved in the geohazards industry.  I became involved with Radar Monitoring in 2006 and for over 12 years have deployed, supported, and advanced new businesses with radar monitoring tools. Developing and applying near real-time data for geohazard activity began in 2007 with the Ferguson Slide […]

The Association of Geohazard Professionals Hosts First Webinar of 2019

The Association of Geohazard Professionals (AGHP) hosted a live webinar on snow avalanche risk assessment and mitigation this past January 24. Presented by Bruce Jamieson and Chris Wilbur, the webinar touched on a wide variety of topics including: selected methods for characterizing snow avalanche terrain and extreme snow avalanches; including occurrence records, vegetation damage, statistical […]

The Association of Geohazard Professionals Host First Webinar of 2019

The Association of Geohazard Professionals Hosts First 2019 Webinar The Association of Geohazard Professionals (AGHP) hosted a live webinar on snow avalanche risk assessment and mitigation this past January 24. Presented by Bruce Jamieson and Chris Wilbur, the webinar touched on a wide variety of topics including: selected methods for characterizing snow avalanche terrain and […]