The New Carbon Architecture: Building to Cool the Climate, By Bruce King. Gabriola Island, British Columbia: New Society Publishers, 2017

Beyond Mobility: Planning Cities for People and Places, By Robert Cervero, Erick Guerra, and Stefan Al. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2017

Fast Forward: Taxis, Elevated
A new private vehicle transportation service is in the works that will fly passengers across cities at up to 200 mph using electric vertical take-off and landing vehicles....

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Board of Governors Update: IDEA Is Going Live

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As I See It: Risqué Geophysics

Ambiguity and the Humble Hyphen

Lessons Learned from GeoLegends: Gonzalo Castro, PhD, PE, NAE, F.ASCE

Using Geophysics to Assess Geohazards Before Construction: Increase Your Odds for Success!
Understanding subsurface conditions is the key to any successful construction project, including new construction, excavation, and drilling. The consideration and understanding of the subsurface geology...

Helicopter-Based Geophysical Reconnaissance of Levees: A Faster, Cost-Effective Tool for Assessing Their Risk
As with much of the nation's infrastructure, people are becoming more and more aware of the condition of levee systems in the United States. The media cast a spotlight on the New Orleans levee failures...

What's Hiding Between the Boreholes?
Often, geotechnical explorations consist of a few, strategically placed boreholes and considerable interpolation and extrapolation by the geotechnical engineer. The information between boreholes in most...

Dry Dams in the Desert: Chasing Land Subsidence and Earth Fissures with Geophysics
Homogenous embankment dam flood retention structures (FRSs) were built throughout central Arizona desert basins in the mid-twentieth century to protect mostly agricultural lands and military installations...

Avoiding Impacts of Collapsed Mines on Railways: A Multidisciplinary Geophysical Detective Approach
The presence of abandoned mine workings can pose a significant risk to the use and development of surface structures above them, including railway lines. Typically, the adverse and often sudden effects...

Look Who’s a D.GE: Amin Adnan Tomeh, PE, PMP, D.GE

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