Putting a Grill (or not) in Slit Dams Aiming at Trapping Debris Flow? Lessons Learnt from France

The AGHP’s Debris Flow and Steep Creek Hazards Mitigation Committee focuses on collecting, disseminating, and producing reliable data, developing new technology and resources for the mitigation of debris flows that will be made available through the AGHP Association. A particular issue identified by the committee is the lack of openly available technical notes on topics […]

2020 AGHP Membership

Thank you for your participation as a member of the Association of Geohazards Professionals during the past year. We hope you found the interaction with the Association and its members rewarding. The AGHP had a year of tremendous growth. Today, there are more than 180 individual members from 53 engineering companies, 32 public or academic […]

Resource Available for Snow Avalanche Risk Assessment and Mitigation from the Canadian Avalanche Association

Snow avalanche planners, engineers, geoscientists and team members: This important resource from the Canadian Avalanche Association edited by Bruce Jamieson provides you with planning methods for characterizing, assessing, mapping and mitigating snow avalanche hazard and risk. Compiling the knowledge of 16 different authors into a technical manual edited by avalanche researcher and consultant Bruce Jamieson. […]

AGHP Directing Member GeoStabilization International® Earns ENR Southeast’s Award of Merit

Engineering News-Record (ENR) Southeast recently recognized GeoStabilization International® as a Specialty Constr uction “Award of Merit” winner for the Tennessee SR 68 @ MP 5.2 Emergency Slide Project in Rhea County, Tennessee. Heavy rains in April 2018 caused a landslide on Tennessee SR 68, which connects Spring City in Rhea County to Crossville in Cumberland […]

AGHP Directing Member GeoStabilization International® Earns ENR Mountain States’ Best Project Award

Engineering News-Record (ENR) Mountain States recently recognized GeoStabilization International® as their Specialty Construction “Best Project” award winner for the Stillwater River Road Project in Stillwater County, Montana. The original mitigation plan for the unstable pillars above the Stillwater River road was to anchor them with rock bolts and high-tensile wire mesh. When GeoStabilization’s Rockfall Remediation […]

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 […]