Behind the [turbidity] curtain

October 1, 2016

Geosynthetics and marine construction near Golden Gate Bridge Introduction Marine construction projects often materialize with different sets of construction obstacles. In addition to the challenge of building stable structures in and under water, the environmental impact of construction must be limited. Creative and inventive methods for mitigating environmental contamination range from artificial habitat creation to …

Geotechnical Frontiers presents: GeoCharlotte 2016

October 20, 2016 | Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, N.C. Connect with your peers, review the latest geosynthetic techniques and concepts, and enjoy Charlotte in an informal, friendly atmosphere, with food and drink provided. Professionally, the day is loaded with attractions, including: Earn up to seven personal development hours (PDHs) Three half-day short courses Three training …

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Reviving the Palos Verdes Reservoir

Introduction California is home to one of the most active water resource infrastructure sectors. Geosynthetics can play an enormous role with the creation and rehabilitation of these water resources. The 76-year-old Palos Verdes Reservoir in Los Angeles County provides an exemplary case (Photo A). The 360-million-gallon cell is currently undergoing an update that will greatly …