Oso Landslide

Photo by the Washington State Department of Transportation

Photo by the Washington State Department of Transportation

AEG members respond

The recent tragedy in Oso, Washington brings home the important work our profession does to protect the public. Unfortunately, we were not able to save those that perished in this recent event, and we wish to express our deepest sympathy to the families and community of Oso. There are a number of charities accepting donations for the community, click HERE for more information on ways to give.

Click the links below for the latest news and related articles from Environmental & Engineering Geoscience. AEG is in discussions with local members to identify additional ways to assist and provide critical information and input from our profession.

In addition, AEG is proud of the members and other geoscientists and engineers responding directly to this tragedy. In particular, two of our members are responding through Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance (GEER) and will be documenting the effects of the landslide on the built and natural environments. Our own Dr. Jeffrey Keaton and John deLaChapelle will be a part of the GEER Response Team. For more information, click HERE.

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