IGS and GMA sign MOU

May 6th, 2024

The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) and the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to establish a general working relationship. The IGS and the GMA seek a partnership with the intention of cooperating and thereby strengthening their respective roles and enhancing their participation in the geosynthetics sector; recognize the need to […]

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The 2023 Koerner Lecture Q&A session

April 1st, 2024

George Koerner: Geomembranes used as landfill liners may experience differential settlement or local strain due to protrusions or anomalies in the subgrade. Therefore, it is important to define a maximum allowable strain that any given geomembrane can tolerate without compromising its integrity. Do you have an opinion on what this strain limit should be for […]

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GSI’s annual Landreth “Steward of the Environment” award

October 1st, 2022

The Robert and Mitchell Landreth “Steward of the Environment” award was established in 2021. It is in honor of Robert Landreth (1939–2021) and his wife, Mitchell. The annual award is bestowed by the Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) in recognition of “distinguished engineering achievement related to the environment” by a college faculty member, graduate student or post […]

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