Field Notes
Air Quality Modeling: Solutions Through Simulation
By Joseph Stolle, PE – Mar 2, 2017
Air quality monitoring and regulation is critically important, especially to potential sources of air pollutants such as the chemical, mineral and energy industries. Manufacturing these basic building blocks of our modern society requires the careful monitoring and control of air pollution....

Yesterday's Infrastructure, Tomorrow's Technology: Thoughts from Ports 2016
By Lyle Stone, PE – Jun 17, 2016
I had the opportunity to present at the ASCE COPRI Ports ’16 conference earlier this week in New Orleans, Louisiana. I was presenting a paper on some work we did in the Port of Tacoma for a pier upgrade. “Existing Pile Foundation Evaluation for Pier Upgrade” was the official title, the sub-title...

New USACE Permitting Standards for Boring Near Federally Regulated Levees
By Jamie Vincent, PE – May 13, 2016
If you have a project that will require drilling in earth embankment dams and levees, you may now face an additional layer of approval. In an effort to improve public safety and reduce potential risks to dam and levee systems, the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) revised the...

Q/A With Greg Landau: APWA Oregon Focuses on Disaster Preparedness
By Greg Landau, PE, GE – Apr 29, 2016
A group of GeoEngineers staff from our Portland office, including Greg Landau, recently attended the American Public Works Association (APWA) Oregon Spring Conference 2016. We asked Greg to give his impressions on APWA Oregon and the trends and topics most on the mind of presenters and attendees...

Changing Air Regulations, Changing Business Models
By Wendy Vit, PE – Dec 3, 2015
Like it or not, change is coming. New, more stringent clean air regulations from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will reshape business in a number of industries in the coming decades. Whether you’re in transportation, manufacturing or energy, taking steps now to plan for compliance is...