Field Notes
Why GeoEngineers Does What It Does
By – Jan 5, 2012
I’ve been thinking about change, leadership and innovation. During some recent reading and video-viewing, I was inspired by this TED talk by Simon Sinek, “How Great Leaders Inspire Action.” Sinek’s primary point that stuck with me is that if a company can figure out WHY they exist, or WHY they...

Geoengineering at a Crossroads
By – Jan 5, 2012
Here is an interesting read for those with a background, or interest, in earth sciences and engineering... The following is an excerpt from the executive summary of this National Academies Press report, Geological and Geotechnical Engineering in the New Millennium: “The field of...

New Year’s Wish
By Kurt Fraese, LG – Dec 29, 2011
Welcome 2012! I want to share with you a wish I have for the new year—that is, for our society to increase the value it places on science and the application of engineering. Benjamin Franklin’s famous quote that “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” is particularly relevant when it...

Still More Reasons to Get Outside!
By Lisa Berntsen, PWS – Dec 27, 2011
Last month I wrote a blog post about the advantages of spending time outdoors. In researching this topic further, I found diverse sources that tie even short amounts of time outdoors with improved health, learning ability, self-esteem, mood and thinking power: “The more high-tech we become,...

Tips for Safe Holidays
By Wayne Adams, CSP, CHMM – Dec 16, 2011
Happy Holiday Season from GeoEngineers! It’s the season for lights, cheer and snowflakes, that wonderful time of the year for sharing gifts and time with friends and loved ones. To keep the season fun, festive and cheerful, here are a few common-sense precautions to help you keep safe for the...