Technical Note: To Deform or Not to Deform: That is the Question!

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, […]

Geotechnical News Article: Safe Work on Dangerous Slopes

The March 2018 issue of Geotechnical News, a leading publication on the geotechnical field, features an article from AGHP Members John Duffy, Marc Fish, and Colby Barrett. The piece, which was invited by GN Editor Richard Guthrie and who also provided an introduction to the article, highlights AGHP’s role in the industry and focuses on […]

Call for Volunteers AGHP Focal Point Workshop

The Association of Geohazard Professionals is currently developing industry workshops to help educate owners and potential designers of geohazard mitigation structures. Tentatively called “Focal Point Workshops”, these workshops are aimed at highlighting the strengths of AGHP members and the state-of-the-art of the geohazard industry. The workshops would be one-day or half day standalone events comprising […]

AGHP Webinar – Geohazard Analysis: Past, Current and Future

AGHP is excited to announce its next webinar: “Geohazard Analysis: Past, Current, and Future.” The session will be led by renowned geotechnical engineer Sergei Terzaghi. WEBINAR: “Geohazard Analysis : Past, Current and Future” | Thursday, 31 May 2018 | 2:00 – 3:00 pm EDT GEOHAZARD ANALYSIS – ABOUT THE WEBINAR Recent earthquake events around the globe […]

Call for Abstracts 18th Annual Technical Forum for Geohazards Impacting Transportation in Appalachia

18th Annual Technical Forum for Geohazards Impacting Transportation in Appalachia   Call for Abstracts   August 7-9, 2018 | Baltimore, MD 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 […]

69th Highway Geology Symposium Early Registration Announcement

69th HIGHWAY GEOLOGY SYMPOSIUM SEPTEMBER 10-13, 2018 | PORTLAND, MAINE EARLY REGISTRATION ANNOUNCEMENT The 69th Annual Highway Geology Symposium (HGS) will be held September 10–13, 2018 at the Holiday Inn By The Bay in Portland Maine. There will be technical sessions along with industry sponsors and exhibitors.  Register now! EVENT SCHEDULE Monday, September 10 Afternoon TRB Mid-Year Session:  Geotechnical Asset Management: Implementation […]

AGHP Pleased to Announce “Mapping And Monitoring Geohazards With 3D Remote Sensing” Webinar

AGHP PRESENTS WEBINAR: “Mapping And Monitoring Geohazards With 3D Remote Sensing” Presented by: Matt Lato, Ph.D. Eng., P.Eng., Senior Engineer, BGC Engineering Inc. Tuesday, 3 April 2018 | 2:00 – 3:00 pm EDT Earn 1 PDH Registration Cost: $25* – AGHP Members | $150 – Non-members | Free* – Students *AGHP Members receive one FREE […]

Abstract Submission Now Open – 7th International Conference on Debris Flow Hazards Mitigation

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 […]