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Four GeoEngineers Teams Compete in 2013 Ski to Sea Race
Jul 1, 2013

Four teams, representing almost 10 percent of GeoEngineers’ staff, completed the 2013 Ski to Sea Race over Memorial Day weekend in Whatcom County near Bellingham, Wash. The 32 relay racers, sponsored by GeoEngineers, covered more than 93 miles from Mt. Baker to Bellingham Bay, competing in seven different sports: cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, running, road biking, canoeing, mountain...


Inspiration Point Overlook Reconstruction Project Receives Federal Award
Jun 17, 2013

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration awarded the City of Bellingham a 2012 Exemplary Human Environment Initiative Award for the Inspiration Point Overlook reconstruction completed in 2011. GeoEngineers provided geotechnical engineering and a...


GeoEngineers Updgrades Baton Rouge Office Laboratory with Certifications, Equipment
May 13, 2013

GeoEngineers' in-house laboratory in Baton Rouge, Louisiana has earned certification from the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). This adds to the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) and ASTM International—formerly known as the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)—laboratory certifications that the office earned in 2012.

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Bertschi School Science Wing Certified as Fourth Living Building in the World
Apr 25, 2013

The science wing of the Bertschi School, an independent elementary school near downtown Seattle, Washington, is now a fully certified Living Building. Completed in 2011, the 3,380 square foot Living Building Science Wing is the first Living Building on the West Coast and the world’s fourth fully-certified Living Building. This is the first built project to meet the standards of version 2.0 of...


GeoEngineers Welcomes New CFO, Carrie Rorem
Apr 3, 2013

GeoEngineers is pleased to announce that Carrie G. Rorem, CPA has joined the firm as its new Chief Financial Officer. Carrie is stepping into the position previously held by GeoEngineers principal Karen Mercier, CFO, who is retiring after more than 20 years of exceptional service to the company.

Carrie is a proven finance...


NRP Leaders to Speak at Waterfront & Waterways Symposium
Mar 19, 2013

Ken Fellows and Joe Callaghan, two natural resource and planning group (NRP) leaders at GeoEngineers, will speak at the National Working Waterfronts & Waterways Symposium in Tacoma (WA) March 25-28. The event, sponsored by Washington/Oregon Sea Grant Programs, is the third national symposium on issues related to working waterfronts.

Associate Biologist...


GeoEngineers Kicks Off Portland Area Asset Management Day
Mar 18, 2013

Darrin Farmer, Director of GeoEngineers’ Applied Technology group, will kick off Portland Area Asset Management Day on Thursday, March 21 in Beaverton, Oregon. Co-sponsored by Beaverton Geographic Information Services (GIS) and the Portland Area Water and Waste Water Users Group, Portland Area Asset Management Day will feature presentations by asset management industry...


Field Notes

Take a Stand for Science
BY MIKE HUTCHINSON, LG, LHG
Air Quality Modeling: Solutions Through Simulation
BY JOSEPH STOLLE, PE
Precipitation and Landslide Occurrence
BY CRAIG F. ERDMAN, LG, CEG, PG

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