Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists (AEG) March Meeting
Topic: The Challenges of Providing Landslide Information During an Emergency Response
Speaker: Mr. Jerome V. De Graff
Abstract: Geologists may find themselves being members of a team called as part of an emergency response when a destructive landslide happens. Being successful during such a stressful and intense assignment requires rapid acquisition of needed geologic information. Experience with a large landslide event damming a river in Dominica, West Indies in 1997 and a large rock slide which buried a major highway in California in 2006 illustrate strategies for effectively accomplishing the tasks necessary to provide required information.
You can read Mr. De Graff’s biography here:
You can read his GSA blog here:
A message from Justin McDougal: This month’s meeting will take place on March 10th at the Best Western Airport Plaza Court restaurant at 1981 Terminal Way in Reno, which is a new location [for this meeting only]. Mr. Jerome V. De Graff, who is a 2015-2016 Richard H. Jahns Distinguished Lecturer[aegweb.org], will be presenting on “The Challenges of Providing Landslide Information During an Emergency Response”. Social hour starts at 5:30, dinner is at 6:30, and presentation is at 7pm. Cost for members is $25 and nonmembers $29. Hope to see you there!
Please RSVP to Justin McDougal no later than Tuesday, March 8th by 5pm:
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