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Dave Cook, LG, CPG Named to EWB-USA Corporate Leadership Council
Oct 18, 2012

Engineers Without Borders USA has invited Dave Cook, LG, CPG, a principal geologist in GeoEngineers’ Seattle office, to be a founding member of its new Corporate Leadership Council. Dave accepted the invitation and traveled to the Boulder, Colorado headquarters of EWB-USA to attend the first official meeting of the Council on October 4, 2012. He will serve a three-year term. “I’m excited about...


GeoEngineers Receives Transportation Innovator Award
Oct 17, 2012

Downtown On the Go (DOTG) has awarded GeoEngineers its 2012 Transportation Innovator Award in the Biking Strong Category. The award highlights GeoEngineers’ leadership and involvement in Bike Month 2012 events and was one of six awards presented October 12th at a Tacoma-...


Delivering More Natural Gas Capacity to Oregon’s Willamette Valley
Oct 10, 2012

GeoEngineers is providing a full suite of services for Northwest Natural’s Mid-Willamette Valley Feeder project. The company’s ambitious natural gas pipeline improvements will increase capacity of a major pipeline by 25 percent to serve the energy needs of the rapidly growing population of Oregon’s Willamette Valley. Stretching 150 miles south from Portland to Eugene, this scenic region is...


King Chin, PE Discusses 2011 Japan Tsunami at Oregon APWA Conference
Oct 5, 2012

King Chin, PE presented a paper at Navigating Change 2012, the American Public Works Association (APWA) Oregon Chapter fall conference held October 2-5 at Gleneden Beach, Oregon. APWA serves individuals, agencies and private companies involved in public works and infrastructure issues. The national organization represents about 30,000 public works...


Hiring Our Heroes Event Helps Unemployed Veterans
Oct 4, 2012

Senior HR Generalist Matt Clarich and Baton Rouge Lab Manager Dale Ulkins represented GeoEngineers at Hiring Our Heroes, a job fair held in Baton Rouge on September 25th. Nearly 150 people attended the event, which was staged by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Baton Rouge Area Chamber and a number of state and national agencies. The purpose of the job fair was to help veteran job...


Fiona McNair, MS, PWS Presents at Society of Wetland Scientists Conference
Sep 24, 2012

Environmental scientist Fiona McNair, MS, PWS presented a paper at East or West, Water Defines Us All, the 2012 Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) Pacific Northwest Chapter conference, in Boise, Idaho on September 20th. SWS is a non-profit organization that promotes wetland science and the exchange of wetland-related information.

In...


Geo’s Volunteer of the Year Helps Build a Better Tacoma
Sep 11, 2012

Tricia DeOme, LG, an environmental geologist in GeoEngineers’ Tacoma (WA) office, was honored at the spring 2012 shareholders meeting as the company’s Volunteer of the Year. Six months after that ceremony, Tricia details the latest on her volunteer activities and their impact on her community.

Tricia’s answer to the question, “What have you been doing for the Tacoma community...


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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