Flexible net rockfall catchment fences are one tool available to engineers for mitigating rockfall events. These systems have been in use for decades around the world with a rather impressive performance record. Though the basic concept of the systems has remained relatively unchanged during this time, the specifics of the fences have become more advanced, […]
Some exciting research is being conducted at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in the field of debris flow dynamics. The program is part of a theme-based research scheme project entitled understanding debris flow mechanisms and mitigating risks for a sustainable Hong Kong (T22-603/15N) that is being developed by Professor Charles W.W. Ng […]
Read about Bob Barrett, co-recipient of Deep Foundations Institute’s prestigious C. William Bermingham Innovation Award, as he gives his thoughts about winning the award and the soil nail launcher’s contribution to the geohazard mitigation industry here.
Abstract submission is now open for the 7th International Conference on Debris Flow Hazards Mitigation. Convened by the Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists, the conference will be held in Golden, Colorado USA on June 10-13, 2019. With the beautiful Rocky Mountains covering half the state, Colorado shares the problem of debris-flow hazards with other mountainous areas […]
Call for Abstracts The 2018 Annual Technical Forum for Geohazards Impacting Transportation will be hosted by Maryland Department of Transportation and sponsored by the Marshall University Center for Environmental, Geotechnical and Applied Sciences (CEGAS). This year’s technical sessions will focus on the following major topics: Lessons Learned: Case Studies Rock Slopes UAV Applications Instrumentation Impact of Extreme Weather […]
ASCE Publications Call for Papers – Abstracts Due February 28, 2018 Natural Hazards Review Special Collection: The 2017 Disasters, Sociotechnical Perspectives Invitation to Contribute: The Journal is soliciting manuscripts, specifically on 2017 disasters, to be considered for publication in a new collection, entitled “The 2017 Disasters: Sociotechnical Perspectives”. Topics include, but are not limited to: – characterization of resilience […]
The NHAZCA 5th International Course on Geotechnical and Structural Monitoring will be held from the 21st – 25th May 2018, in Rome. All AGHP members will benefit of a 10% discount on the course registration fee! The schedule of the 5th IcGSM will be organized as follows: – 21st May: Master Classes on monitoring systems (will be open also to people that will […]
The Association of Geohazard Professionals announcement the new Board of Directors for the term of 2018 – 2020. President | Ahren Bichler, Trumer N.A. Vice President | Colby Barrett, GeoStablization International Secretary | Pierce Runnels, Geobrugg Treasurer | Mike Koutsourais, Maccaferri Individual Member Representative | Martin Derby, Golder Associates Inc
The AGHP Elections are now open! Each member in good standing will be able to vote for President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, two Corporate Member Representatives, and one Individual Member Representative. Their Term: 2018 – 2020.