Dr. Jesus E. Gomez joins GEI Consultants
Comings and Goings

GEI Consultants Hires Dr. Jesus E. Gomez

Dr. Jesus E. Gomez has joined GEI Consultants as a vice president and will lead their geotechnical and geostructural practice in the Philadelphia region. Dr. Gomez has over 30 years of experience, and was previously […]


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Available Resources

DIGGSML.org website revamped

DIGGSML is an XML-based schema designed for transfer of geotechnical and geoenvironmental data between different organizations. In 2013, the ASCE Geo-Institute was awarded a 2-year contract by the Ohio DOT to implement DIGGS. The current […]

Damage on Fourth Avenue in Anchorage Alaska after the Good Friday Earthquake of 1964
Geologic Hazards

Alaskan megathrust fault more active under Kodiak

The 1964 Alaska Earthquake was 9.2 in magnitude and caused dramatic destruction and dramatic examples of surface rupture, subsidence, and liquefaction. New paleoseismic evidence points to a previously unknown earthquake that happened on the same […]


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Weekend CUP

Catch-up Post for October 8, 2014

Leading Building Foundations Engineer Clyde Baker Joins GEI Consultants – Source: VPO Press Release Contractor announces details of repair work plan for the SR 99 tunneling machine – Source: WSDOT Alaskan Way Viaduct Hayward Baker […]

LiDAR Topography of Oso Landslide showing amount of elevation change
Available Resources

LiDAR Applications in Landslides

The cover story in the latest issue of LIDAR Magazine is titled Unearthing Landslides. It describes the work done by a company called Quantum Spatial in the immediate aftermath of the Oso Landslide. They were […]

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Comings and Goings

Happy Karl Terzaghi’s Birthday 2014!

It’s October 2 again, and today would have been Karl Terzaghi’s 131st birthday. As I was reflecting on Terzaghi and some of his quotes, I was reading a passage from Professor’s Goodman’s biography1 that described […]