Curling Stones

The Geology of Curling Stones

I don’t know about you, but my family has been very interested in the unique sport of Olympic Curling at this year’s 2022 Winter Olympics. Did you know that 70 percent of the world’s curling […]

Student networking event

20 Things Your Adviser Didn’t Tell you

A recent blog post from the Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists, better known as AEG, gives students and recent grads in geology and geotechnical or geological engineering some great tips. Anyone looking to start […]

GeoGirl, geotechnical comic book hero!
Geologic Hazards

GeoGirl – Fighting Geohazards Since 2016!

The comic book superhero GeoGirl fights to protect the public from geohazard villains such as Dick Clay and Lance Lied! These entertaining geotechnical comic books are developed by San Francisco Bay Area geotechnical engineering firm […]

Foundations for the tallest skyscrapers

Foundations of the World’s Tallest Skyscrapers

How do the foundation configurations compare for six of the world’s tallest skyscrapers? The folks at Groundworks, a residential and commercial foundation repair company, put together this sweet infographic to answer just that! Source: How […]

Houtrib Dike Pilot Project - EcoShape

Nature-Based Solutions for Coastal Engineering

Dutch organization EcoShape is providing nature-based designs for a variety of coastal engineering challenges…working with nature instead of against it. The video below talks a bit about their approach in the context of two projects. […]