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Debris Flow Recorded in Argentina

Debris Flow Recorded in Argentina

News on Natural Disasters / Failures

Trekkers Acagua in Argentina encounte red a debris flow in January, 2016. Julian Insarralde was the trek guide, and was…

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Chemical Weathering Deteriorating Mosul Dam

Chemical Weathering Deteriorating Mosul Dam

Geology Highlights

The Mosul Dam, Iraq's largest dam, is structurally unsound and is presenting a…

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Independent report blames EPA for Colorado Gold King spill

Independent report blames EPA for Colorado Gold King spill

News on Natural Disasters / Failures

United States Federal investigators said that engineering errors by an Environmental Protection Agency-contracted team “led directly” to the August, 2015…

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The January Issue of the Geoengineer.org Newsletter is out !

The January Issue of the Geoengineer.org Newsletter is out !

News on Publications

Geoengineer.org is excited to announce the January Issue#130 of its monthly Newsletter!

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Oso Washington Landslide Risk Goes Back Decades

Oso Washington Landslide Risk Goes Back Decades

News on Natural Disasters / Failures

In March, 2014, 40 people perished in a landslide in Oso, Washington.  Based on research from the University of Washington,…

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Sydney Metro Rail Geotechnical Drilling Unearths Secrets

Sydney Metro Rail Geotechnical Drilling Unearths Secrets

Geology Highlights

The geotechnical investigations for the Sydney Rail Project has sampled and analyzed previously…

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China Landfill Slide: Search for Survivors Still Underway

China Landfill Slide: Search for Survivors Still Underway

News on Natural Disasters / Failures

Hundreds of rescue workers are searching for survivors after a manmade landfill failed and overcame 33 buildings and…

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Fewer Landslides Than Expected After Nepal, 2015 Quake

Fewer Landslides Than Expected After Nepal, 2015 Quake

Geology Highlights

Fewer landslides occurred as a result of the April, 2015 Nepal earthquake, termed Gorka than expected.  The earthquake measured magnitudes…

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Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement to Resume

Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement to Resume

News on Projects / Industry

The Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement is a transportation megaproject in the City of Seattle, Washington.  The project consists of replacing…

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Geoenvironmental Cleanup from Copper Smelters

Geoenvironmental Cleanup from Copper Smelters

Other News

The City of Douglas, Arizona housed a copper smelter which was operational from 1902 to 1987.  Beginning in August, 2014,…

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Attend ICONHIC 2016 Conference, Chania, Greece

Attend ICONHIC 2016 Conference, Chania, Greece

News on Events

Geoengineer.org is delighted to invite you to Chania, Greece for the “1st International Conference on Natural Hazards and…

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Massive Rockslide in Northern India

Massive Rockslide in Northern India

News on Natural Disasters / Failures

A massive rockslide occurred on December 7, 2015 in Hanogi in Mandi district of  Himachal, India.  The site conditions consist of…

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