Welcome to the blog and newsletter for the Association of Engineering and Environmental Geologists, Sacramento section. Visit this site to learn more about the association’s recent news including relevant local projects, fundraising events, legislative activities, and publications.
The Sacramento Chapter of the Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists (AEG) is offering two H. Ray Taber AEG Founders Scholarship awards this year, one $1,000 undergraduate award and one $1,500 graduate award, to promote the study of geology, environmental geology, engineering geology, or related earth science disciplines. The scholarships are intended to be used …
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) is currently looking for an Engineering Geologist to fill a vacancy in their Division of Engineering. Final filing deadline is February 5, 2018. See http://www.water.ca.gov/hro/dwr_job_vacancies.cfm for more details.
Please join us on February 13 at the California State University Sacramento Alumni Center along with GRA for the annual David Keith Todd Lecture! The 2018 lecturer will be Dr. Jeffrey Mount – Senior Fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California Water Policy Center and Professor Emeritus from the Department of Earth and Planetary …
CGS released two new and two revised Official Alquist-Priolo Earthquake Fault Zone maps, and eight new and two revised Official Seismic Hazard Zone maps. More information can be found on their Seismic Hazard Program website.
CGS released a major revision to its Special Publication 42 (SP 42): Earthquake Fault Zones – A Guide for Government Agencies, Property Owners / Developers, and Geoscience Practitioners for Assessing Fault Rupture Hazards in California. SP 42 has been the primary guidance document since 1975 for providing background regarding the Alquist-Priolo Earthquake Fault Zoning Act (AP …
WHEN: FEBRUARY 23, 2018, 9AM – 4PM
WHERE: TABER RANCH, CAPAY VALLEY
WHAT: The Ray Taber Foundation, a non-profit with the sole mission of providing scholarships to encourage and support students, is hosting its annual free Drilling Exploration Seminar at Taber Ranch in the beautiful Capay Valley. This educational event is a field seminar for graduate and undergraduate civil engineering and geology students. It is often called a “day of opportunity”, providing the future leaders of our industry with a unique forum for asking questions, getting answers and having a “hands on” experience with the field equipment and testing and logging protocols that have become the fundamental data gathering tools of geo-science practices.
The American Geosciences Institute’s Critical Issues Program is pleased to offer a free webinar, “Tracking the Global Supply of Critical Materials” on Friday January 26, 2017, at 11:00 AM EST (8:00 AM PST). To register for this webinar, please visit: http://crm.americangeosciences.org/civicrm/event/info?id=83&reset=1