Serving professionals in engineering, environmental,
and groundwater geology since 1957
Calendar
2017
Date Event Location
March 8

Speakers:Professor George Fitz, Ph.D., PE

Topic: "Deep Mixing Method for Support of Embankments"
Commerce
Stevens Steakhouse
February 15

Speakers:Steve Miller, Jensen Precast Retaining Wall Products Group

Topic: "Introducing ultra-largepre-cast concrete, gravity and reinforced soil retaining structures and concrete fences"
Glendale
Old Gyumri Restaurant
January 11 Speakers:Dr. Bruce Carter, Retired Dean of Natural Sciences, Pasadena City College

Topic: "Enormous Megaflood on Santa Cruz Island"
2016
Date Event Location
November 9 AEG Southern California Chapter Student Night
August 2 Speakers:Paul Santi, Colorado School of Mines and 2016 President of AEG

Topic: "Debris Flows Following Wildfire in the Western U.S."
Commerce
Stevens Steakhouse
June 11 AEG FIELD TRIP: SANTA MONICA AND MALIBU FAULT ZONE

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April 26 Speakers:Jerome De Graff, 2016 AEG-GSA Jahns Distinguished Lecturer

Topic: "What does it take to effectively monitor for environmental and engineering geology projects?"
North Hollywood
Victorio's Ristorante
March 23 Speakers:Laurie Racca, Senior Registrar & Geologist, PG, California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists (BPELSG)

Topic: "Evolution of Geology Licensing Requirements in California: Defining a Geological Sciences Degree"
Westlake Village
Cisco's Mexican Restaurant
February 10 Speakers:Jeffrey Keaton, PhD, Principal, Amec Foster Wheeler

Topic: "The Geotechnical Extreme Event Reconnaissance (GEER) Association response to recognition of important geotechnical effects of the Oso Landslide"
North Hollywood
Victorio's Ristorante
January 13 Speakers:Todd Roberts, Roctest Ltd.

Topic: "Geotechnical Instrumentation"
North Hollywood
Victorio's Ristorante
2015
Date Event Location
October 14 Speakers:Tanya Leffler and Mile Elliott, REHS

Topic: "On-Site Wastewater Treatment"
North Hollywood
Victorio's Ristorante
August 11 Speaker: Mr. John Diehl, GEOVision Geophysical Services, Corona, California

Topic: "Most Useful Geophysical Methods for Measuring an S-wave Profile"
Westlake Boulevard
Cisco's Restaurant
May 13 Speaker: Kim M. Bishop, California State University, Los Angeles

Topic: "The Kohala Landslide - A Newly Recognized Mega-Landslide on the Big Island of Hawaii Discovered by the Use of Topographic Analysis and Balanced Cross-Section Concepts"
North Hollywood
Victorio's Ristorante
April 06 Joint Meeting with the South Coast Geological Society

Speaker: Dr. Kenneth Hudnut, USGS & Caltech, Pasadena, CA

Topic: "Fault Rupture and Afterslip in the South Napa Earthquake (M 6.0 on 24 August 2014)"
Santa Ana
Double Tree Club Hotel Restaurant
March 10 Speaker: Desmond Chung, Geobrugg North America, LLC

Topic: "Being Flexible With Slope Stability And Rockfall Solutions"
Westlake Village
Cisco's
February 10 Speaker: Dr. Barry Hibbs, California State University, Los Angeles

Topic: "Geological and Anthropogenic Imprints on Ground Water Quality - Beware of the Anecdotal Models"
Commerce
Stevens Steakhouse
January 14 Speaker: Ken Fergason, AMEC Environment & Infrastructure, Inc., Phoenix, Arizona and the 2014-2015 President of the Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists (AEG)

Topic: "Someone is Paying Me to do This!
The Geologic, Geohazard, and Geotechnical Field Investigation for the Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge"
North Hollywood
Victorio's Ristorante
2014
Date Event Location
November 12 Speaker: James Chinchiolo, Project Development Director, Geostabilization International

Topic: "New Tools and Technologies for Geohazards Mitigation"
North Hollywood
Victorio's Ristorante
October 14 Speaker: Dr. Jeffrey Keaton, AMEC, Los Angeles

Topic: "The March 22, 2014, Oso Landslide: an Overview of the GEER Response"
Santa Ana
DoubleTree Club by Hilton
August 12 Speaker: Gary Luce, AEG President 2013-2014, PE, Senior Geologist and Geotechnical Engineer, Resource Concepts, Carson City, Nevada

Topic: "Virginia and Truckee Railway Historic Tunnel Construction and Reconstruction of Tunnel No. 2 and Proposed Reconstruction of Tunnel No. 6"

"Discussion On Proposed Changes To The Constitution Regarding The Governance Structure Of AEG"
Westlake Boulevard
Cisco's Restaurant
July 8 Joint meeting with South Coast Geological Society (SCGS)

Speaker: Eldon Gath, Earth Consultants International

Topic: "Paleoseismology of the North Panamá Deformed Belt from Uplifted Coral Platforms"

"Updating California’s Alquist-Priolo Earthquake Fault Zoning Act for the New Millennium"
Santa Ana
DoubleTree Club by Hilton
June 18 Joint meeting with ASCE, Geotechnical Group, Southern California Section

Speaker: Dr. Tarek H. Abdoun, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Topic: "Recent advancements in remote sensing technology and physical modeling leading to a new reality for health assessment of soil-structure systems"
Commerce
Stevens Steakhouse
April 9 Speaker: Christopher W. Goetz, PG, EG, URS Corporation

Topic: "Fault Rupture Hazard Assessment for North Haiwee Dam No. 2, Owens Valley, California"
North Hollywood
Victorio's Ristorante
Febuary 25 Speaker: Gregory (Greg) L. Hempen, PhD, PE, RG, URS Corporation

2013-2014 Richard H. Jahns Distinguished Lecturer

Topic: "Mitigating Blasting Impacts without Dimishing Effectiveness"
Commerce
Stevens Steak House
January 22 Speaker: Dr. Jeff Keaton, C.E.G., PE., Principal Engineering Geologist, AMEC, Los Angeles

Topic: "Seismic Enhancements for Delivering Water to the City of Los Angeles across the San Andreas Fault in the Elizabeth Tunnel"
North Hollywood
Victorio's Ristorante
2013
Date Event Location
December No Section Meeting in December  
November 13 Speaker: Dean G. Francuch, P.G., C.E.G., Associate Geologist, Shannon & Wilson, Inc.

Topic: "The November 2011 White Point Landslide, Paseo Del Mar, San Pedro, California"
Westlake Village
Cisco's Restaurant
October 8 Speaker: Sean P. Harvey, PG, CEG, BRIERLEY ASSOCIATES

Topic: "Tunnel Mapping and Comparison of Design vs. Actual Ground Conditions, Caldecott Tunnel Fourth Bore, Oakland, California"
North Hollywood
Victorio's Ristorante
August 13 Speaker: Ben Turner, UCLA, PhD Student

Topic: "Geologic Aspects of Two Ongoing Research Projects: Friction Losses in Tieback Anchors used for Landslide Stabilization, and Deep Foundation Performance in Laterally Spreading Ground"
North Hollywood
Victorio's Ristorante
July 9 Speaker: Miles Kenney, PhD, PG, Kenney GeoScience

Topic: "Late Quaternary stratigraphic and structural development of the Cheviot Hills / Century City area"
Santa Ana
DoubleTree Club by Hilton
May 10 Short Course:
AEG Fault Rupture Mitigation Concepts Workshop

Fountain Valley
Orange County Water District
May 6 Joint Meeting with SCGS

Speaker: Mohammed A. Hasan, PE., F.ASCE

Topic: "Directional Drilling in a Megaslide"
Santa Ana
DoubleTree Club Hotel
April 10 Speaker: E. D. Michael, CEG, Consultant Geologist

Topic: "Translational Sheet Landsliding in the Pacific Palisades and its Relevance to Safety Factor Calculation"
Westlake Village
Cisco's Restaurant
March 12 Speaker: Michele Chimienti, P.E., Los Angeles County Department of Public Works

Topic: "Retrofit of the Big Tujunga Dam for seismic safety and water conservation"
Commerce
Stevens Steak House
February 19 2013 AEG/GSA JAHNS DISTINGUISHED LECTURER
Sponsored Jointly with the AEG Inland Empire Chapter

Speaker: Dr. James P. McCalpin, GEO-HAZ Consulting, Inc.

Topic: "Paleoseismology; Has it Reduced Seismic Hazards, and if not, How Do We Change Course?"
Pomona
Geology Dept, Cal Poly Pomona
February 12 Speaker: Dr. Jeffrey Keaton, AMEC

Topic: #1: "Approaching Geologic Variability with Outcrop Confidence, Geotechnical Complexity, and Quality Levels"

#2: "Reconnaissance-level terrestrial photogrammetry of rock slopes"
Commerce
Stevens Steak House
2012
Date Event Location
November 14 Speaker: Dr. Jonathan Bray, UC Berkeley

Topic: "Building Near Faults"
Commerce
Stevens Steak House
October 9 Speaker: Woodrow (Woody) Higdon, President, Geo-Tech Imagery

Topic: "Computer Based Stereo Photo Analysis for Geologists"
Commerce
Stevens Steak House
September 4 Speaker: Dr. Scott Burns, Portland State University and the GSA/AEG 2011 Jahns Distinguished Lecturer

Topic: "Urban Landslides, Challenges to Forensic Engineering Geologists"
Santa Ana
Double Tree Club Hotel
August 14 Speaker: Mr. Richard Slade, Upper Los Angeles River Area (ULARA) Watermaster

Topic: "Watermastering the ULARA Groundwater Basins"
Commerce
Stevens Steak House
June 12 Speaker: Dr. Egill Hauksson, Senior Research Associate in Geophysics at the California Institute of Technology

Topic: "The Goldilocks Seismicity of Southern California"
Commerce
Stevens Steak House
April 10 Speaker: Jeffrey R Keaton, PhD, PE, PG, AMEC Environment & Infrastructure, Inc., Los Angeles, CA

Topic: "Scour at Bridge Foundations on Rock: NCHRP Project 24-29 Overview"
North Hollywood
Victorio's Restaurant
March 21 AEG & ASCE LOS ANGELES SECTION GEOTECHNICAL GROUP JOINT MEETING

Speaker: Joseph Wartman, Ph.D., P.E., University of Washington

Topic: "UNCERTAINTY IN SEISMIC SLOPE DEFORMATION MODEL PREDICTIONS"
Commerce
Stevens Steak House
February 16 Speaker: Fred Burnet, CEG, City of Los Angeles, Department of Public Works

Topic: "EPB Tunnel Drive of Avenue 45 and Arroyo Drive Relief Sewer, City of Los Angeles"
North Hollywood
Victorio's Restaurant
2011
Date Event Location
November 8 Speaker: David L. Perry, Amec Engineering Consulting

Topic: "Subsurface Characterization at LADWP Headworks Reservoir Site, City of Los Angeles"
Westlake Village
Cisco's Restaurant
August 9 Speaker: Dr. Craig Davis, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Topic: "Reconnaissance of Damage to Infrastructure That Occurred During the Christchurch, New Zealand Earthquake, February 2011"
Commerce
Steven’s Steakhouse
April 12 Speaker: Jeremy Lancaster, P.G., C.E.G., California Geological Survey

Topic: "Modeling Alluvial Fan Flood Hazards Using Surficial Geologic Maps: Methodology, Tools, and Data"
Westlake Village
Cisco’s Restaurant
March 8 Speaker: Bruce Schell, Schell Geological Consulting

Topic: "SYNTHESIS AND REFLECTIONS ON NEW DATA FOR FAULTS IN THE LOS ANGELES AREA"
Commerce
Steven’s Steakhouse
February No Section Meeting in February  
January 11 Speaker: Dr. Bill Haneberg
GSA & AEG Jahns Distinguished Lecturer

Topic: "Making the Most of Airborne LiDAR for Engineering Geologic Applications"
Commerce
Steven’s Steakhouse
2010
Date Event Location
December No Section Meeting in December  
November 9 Speaker: Bruce Hilton, AEG President and Chief Engineering Geologist, Kleinfelder

Topic: "Engineering-Geologic Challenges Regarding High Speed Trains through California"
Commerce
Steven’s Steakhouse
October No Section Meeting in October  
September No Section Meeting in September

Attend the AEG Annual Meeting, Charleston, SC
September 20-25, 2010
 
August 11 Speaker: Duane T. Kreuger, P.G, Environmental Group Manager, Geotechnology, Inc. & AEG National President

Topic: "Environmental Consulting – Where We’re at and Where We’re Going"
North Hollywood
Victorio’s Restaurant
July 14 Speaker: Robert E. Tepel, Member California State Mining and Geology Board

Topic: "Political And Scientific Considerations In The Review Of The Alquist-Priolo Earthquake Fault Zoning Act Of 1972."
North Hollywood
Victorio’s Restaurant
June 8 Speakers: Jeffrey Keaton, Ph.D, P.G., P.E., MACTEC; and Richard J. Roth, Jr., Consulting Insurance Actuary, Huntington Beach, CA

Topic: "An Insurance Perspective of Landslide Inventory Maps and a Simple Engineering Geological Approach Useful for Insuring Landslides"
Commerce
Steven’s Steakhouse
May 12 Speaker: Frank Denison, P.G., C.E.G.

Topic: "A Review of the Literature on Site Effects and Structural Focusing at the I-5 and H 14 bridges in the San Fernando Valley from the January 17, 1994 Northridge Earthquake"
Westlake Village
Fox Sports Grill
April 13 Speaker: Timothy A. Nicely, P.G., C.H.G., Project Hydrogeologist, Fugro West, Inc.

Topic: "Hydrogeologic Studies Related to Effluent Disposal for the Expansion of a Proposed Wastewater Treatment Plant,Nipomo, California"
Westlake Village
Fox Sports Grill
March 17 Joint Meeting with ASCE
Speaker: Hannes H. Richter, G.E., Geofirm/Stoney-Miller Consultants, Inc.

Topic: "Case History of the June 1, 2005 Bluebird Canyon Landslide"
Commerce
Stevens Steak House
March 1 Speaker: 2010 GSA/AEG Jahns Distinguished Lecturer
Dr. Paul Marinos, National Technical University of Athens

Topic: "Ongoing challenges in Engineering Geology for Tunnelling in Difficult Ground"
Commerce
Stevens Steak House
Febuary NO MEETING

January NO MEETING

2009
Date Event Location
December NO MEETING

November 10 Speaker: Stephen L. Varnell, P.G., C.E.G., Project Geologist, Fugro West, Inc.

Topic: "Geologic Studies and Seismic Source Model for a Proposed New Ocean Outfall, San Pedro Shelf, California"
Westlake Village
Cisco’s Mexican Restaurant
August 11 Speaker: Eldon Gath, Earth Consultants International

Topic: "The Santa Ana Moutains: Indenter-Driven Seismotectonics of The OC"
North Hollywood
Victorio's Restaurant
July 14 Speaker: J. David Rogers, Dept. of Geological Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology

Topic: "Reassessment of the St. Francis Dam Failure"
Commerce
Steven’s Steak House
July 24-25 California REG REVIEW Courses

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June 10 Speaker: Mark P. Molinari, P.G., C.E.G., C.H.G., Principal Geologist, URS Corporation, 2008-2009 AEG President

Topic: "Practical Applications of Airborne LiDAR Data for Environmental and Engineering Geology Projects"
Commerce
Steven’s Steak House
May 12 Speaker: Marshall Lew, PhD, GE, MACTEC Engineering and Consulting, Inc.

Topic: "Earthquake Reconnaisance In China"
North Hollywood
Victorio's Ristorante
April 14 Speaker: George Dunfield, PG, California Board for Geologists and Geophysicists

Topic: "Public-Private Partnerships: Functional Application of the Shared Responsibility principle for UTILIZING Professional Standards"
North Hollywood
Victorio's Ristorante
March 10 Joint Meeting with ASCE
Speaker: Edmund Medley, Ph.D., P.E., C.E.G., F.ASCE, Senior Consultant, Geosyntec Consultants

Topic: "The Comforts of Ignorance and the Benefits of Arrogance - Lessons of the Failure Kind for the Geopractitioner"
Commerce
Steven's Steak House
February 10 Section Meeting
Speaker: Jeffrey R. Keaton, Ph.D., P.E., P.G., F.ASCE, F.GSA, Senior Principal Engineering Geologist, MACTEC Engineering and Consulting, Inc.

Topic: "Guidelines for Evaluating Scour at Bridge Foundations on Rock: Status of NCHRP Project 24-29"
Commerce
Steven's Steak House
January 15 Section Meeting
Speaker: George Dunfield, California Board for Geologists and Geophysicists

Topic: "Public-Private Partnerships: Functional Application of the Shared Responsibility principle for UTILIZING Professional Standards"
North Hollywood
Victorio’s Ristorante
2008
Date Event Location
November 11 Section Meeting
Speaker: Dr. Phil Hogan, P.G., C.E.G., Fugro West, Inc.

Topic: "Geohazard Challenges of the Woodside OceanWay LNG Development, Offshore Southern California"
North Hollywood
Victorio’s Ristorante
October 14 **Joint Meeting with South Coast Geologic Society**
Speaker:Dr. Jeffrey A. Johnson, P.G., C.E.G.

Topic: "A Preliminary Case for Secondary Tectonic Distress in the Epicentral Region of the M6.7 1994 Northridge Earthquake"
Santa Ana
Double Tree Club Hotel
September No Dinner Meeting In September
See you in New Orleans, LA
for the AEG Annual Meeting
September 15-20, 2008
New Orleans
August 12 Section Meeting
Speakers: William C. Tracy and James R. Steele

Topic: "Paleocurrent Indicators and Fault Related Folding, Mission Ridge Fault, Santa Barbara Coastal Plain, Santa Barbara County, California"
Thousand Oaks
Courtyard by Marriott
July 15 Section Meeting
No Speaker. Discussion of Section issues: revising Section Bylaws, activating committees, field trip ideas, a proposed committee regarding guidelines for performing Residential Geologic Evaluation for ownership transfer, and student participation and support
Commerce
Stevens Steak House
June 10 Section Meeting
Speaker: Antony Martin, P.GP., Technical Director, GEOVision Geophysical Services, Corona, California

Topic: "Application of Surface and Borehole Shear Wave Geophysical Techniques to Engineering Investigations"
Woodland Hills
Pizza Cookery
May 13 Section Meeting
Speaker: Eldon Gath, Tom Rockwell, and Tania Gonzalez, Earth Consultants International

Topic: "Tectonic Geomorphic and Paleoseismic Investigations for the Panama Canal Expansion Project"
North Hollywood
Victorio’s Ristorante
April 8 Section Meeting
Speaker: Hugh Robertson, R.G., C.E.G., President and Principal Geologist, Robertson Geotechnical, Inc.

Topic: "Homeowner Slope Repairs-Professional Duty or Liability Snake Pit?"
Van Nuys
Airtel Plaza Hotel
March 19 Joint Meeting: ASCE-Geotechnical Group-Los Angeles Section and the Southern California Section of AEG
Speaker:Paul Somerville, Ph.D., Principal Seismologist, URS Corporation

Topic: "Basin Effects on Strong Ground Motions, and their Representation in the NGA Models"
Commerce
Stevens Steak House
February 12 Section Meeting
Speaker: David L. Perry, C.E.G., Senior Engineering Geologist, MACTEC Engineering and Consulting, Inc.

Topic: "Locating the Raymond Fault at Two Developed Urban Sites in the Highland Park District of Los Angeles, California"
Commerce
Stevens Steak House
January NO MEETING THIS MONTH  
2007
Date Event Location
December ***NO MEETING THIS MONTH***
Happy Holidays
 
November 13 Section Meeting
Speaker: Mark Johnsson, Senior Engineering Geologist, California Coastal Commission

Topic: “Geohazard Criteria for Development and Redevelopment Attop Coastal Bluffs in California"
Commerce
Stevens Steak House
October No Meeting  
September
24-28 (M-F)
50th AEG Annual Meeting
Golden Anniversary in the Golden State


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Los Angeles
August 14 Section Meeting
Speaker: Mark G. Olson, President Advanced Geoscience, Inc.

Topic: "Applications of Seismic Reflection, Refraction, and MASW Profiling for Subsurface Geologic Investigations from Lake Elsinore to Hawaii"
Commerce
Stevens Steak House
July 10 Section Meeting
Speaker: John E. Newby, P.E., G.E., Senior Vice President, CDM

Topic: "Geotechnical Aspects of the King County Brightwater Conveyance System"
Commerce
Stevens Steak House
June 12 Section Meeting
Speaker: Ory Dor, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California

Topic: "Pulverized rocks and the depth of dynamic damage generation along the Mojave section of the San Andreas Fault"
Commerce
Stevens Steak House
May 8 Section Meeting
Speaker: Lorraine Leon, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California

Topic: "Borehole and high-resolution seismic reflection evidence for Holocene activity on the Compton blind-thrust fault, Los Angeles basin, California"
Commerce
Stevens Steak House
April 10 Section Meeting
Joint Meeting with South Coast Geological Society

Speaker: Bruce A. Schell, PG, CEG

Topic: Feasibility of Tunneling to Complete the 710 Freeway from Interstate 10 in Alhambra to Interstate 210 in Pasadena
Commerce
Stevens Steak House
May 21 The 2nd Annual AEG Southern California Section Golf Tournament is tentatively scheduled for Monday, May 21st. More details to follow…  
March 13 Section Meeting
Speaker: Jeffrey R. Keaton, PhD, PE, PG, F.ASCE, Senior Principal Engineering Geologist, MACTEC Engineering and Consulting, Inc

Topic: Shaking Things Up with a Modified ‘Active Fault’ Definition: A Case History of a School Site near the 1971 San Fernando Fault
Commerce
Stevens Steak House
February 8 Section Meeting
Speaker: Terry West, AEG National President

Topic: Solid Waste Disposal, Past, Present and Future
Van Nuys
January 16 Section Meeting
Speakers: Charles Nestle, LA County & Roz Munro, Mactec

Topic: New Orleans, Louisiana and Southwestern Coast, Mississippi: An Informal Pictorial Tour of Recent Conditions in the Aftermath of Hurrican Katrina
Commerce
2006
Date Event Location
December No Meeting in December
Next meeting: Tuesday, January 9th, 2007

HAPPY HOLIDAYS
 
November 14 Section Meeting
Presenter: Morton Price, City of Los Angeles
Topic: Mitigation Measures for Tunneling Through a Groundwater Gallery with a Hard Rock Shielded Tunnel Boring Machine, Los Angeles, California
Commerce
November 5 REG Review
Certified Engineering Geology Course
8am-12noon

Hydrogeology Course
1pm-5pm
Santa Ana
Best Western Orange County Airport North
October 30 -
November 4
AEG 49th Annual Meeting
Northeast Engineering Geology
From Till to Fill


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Boston MA
October 10 Joint Meeting, South Coast Geological Society
Presenter: Dr. Gary Peterson, San Diego State University
Topic: Evolution of Granitic Landscapes
Commerce
September 5 “No meeting due to speaker cancellation” Commerce
August 15 Section Meeting
Presenter: Jerry Treiman, CGS
Topic: The Long-Awaited Parkfield Earthquake, September 28, 2004
Commerce
July 29
8am-4pm
REG Review – ASBOG Course Corona
Best Western Kings Inn.
July 13 Section Meeting
Presenter: Dr. Darrel Schmitz
Topic: Katrina Hurricane

Note: Thursday Night Meeting
Commerce
June 13 CCGO FUNDRAISER
Presenter: Bill Cotton, Cotton Shires & Associates
Topic: Earthquake-Induced Ground Failures: A Historical Perspective Using the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 as a Starting Point
Commerce
May 9 Section Meeting
Presenter: Dr. Jeffrey R. Keaton
Topic: Consensus Definition of Earth Fissures and Overview of AEG Shlemon Specialty Conference
Commerce
April 11 Section Meeting
Presenter: Woodrow Higdon
Topic: Bluebird Canyon Landslides: Past, Present, & Future
Commerce
March 14 Section Meeting
Presenter: Dr. Jerry Higgins-Jahns Lecturer
Topic: Rock-Fall Analysis and Mitigation
Commerce
February 15 Section Meeting
Presenter: Miles D. Kenney, PhD
Topic: Late Quaternary deformation and sedimentation history, Coachella fan area........
Commerce
January 10 Section Meeting
Presenter: Bruce A. Schell
Topic: Faulting and Earthquake Hazards in the Los Angeles Basin Area
Commerce
2005
Date Event Location
December No Meeting
There is NO Speaker or Meeting this month.
 
November 7 Section Meeting
Presenter: Dr. Randall Jibson
Topic: The La Conchita Landslides of 1995 and 2005
Santa Ana
October 11 Section Meeting
Student Night

Presenter:Dr. John Foster
Topic: Echo Landslide
Commerce
September
17-25
AEG Annual Meeting

48th Annual Meeting of the Association of Engineering Geologists
Las Vegas, NV
September No Meeting
There is NO Speaker or Meeting this month.
 
August 1 Joint meeting with South Coast Geological Society
Presenter:John Parrish
Topic: California Geologic Survey
Santa Ana
July 12 Section Meeting
Presenter:Matt Werner
Topic: Dealing With Uncertainty Regarding The Chemistry of Drinking Water Wells—An Example From the City of Riverside
Commerce
June 21 Joint Meeting with the Coast Geological Society
Presenters:Dale S. Kunitomi
Topic: “Climate Change: The Paradox of Global Warming Causing A New Ice Age"
Ventura
May 10 Section Meeting
Presenters:Dr. Joyce Blueford
Topic: AEG-CCGO joint meeting and CCGO Fundraiser & Earthquake History Preserved in Tyson Lagoon: A New Environmental Wetland Center that Happens to be Right on the Hayward Fault!
Commerce
April 12 Section Meeting
Presenter: Tom Heaton
Topic: “How will high-rise buildings respond in very large earthquakes?”
Commerce
March 15 Section Meeting
Presenters: Gary Luce & Dave Bieber
Topic: "Reconstruction of the Historic Virginia and Truckee Railroad, Lyon, Storey, and Carson Counties, Nevada"
Commerce
February 8 Section Meeting
Presenters: Richard C. Slade
Topic: "Regional Hydrogeologic Conditions in the Alluvial and Saugus Formation Aquifer Systems, Santa Clarita Valley, Los Angeles County"
Commerce
January 11 Section Meeting
Presenters: Mark McLarty and Jeffrey Geraci
Topic: "Stabilization of a Southern California Coastal Bluff Using Ultrafine Cement Grout and Cement-Treated Soil"
Commerce
2004
Date Event Location
December No Meeting
There is NO Speaker or Meeting this month.
 
November 16 Section Meeting
Speaker: Roy J. Shlemon
Topic: “The 32nd International Geological Congress, August 2004, Florence, Italy: Geology, Renaissance Culture and Much Fun”
Commerce
October 12 Section Meeting
Speaker: Benjamin T. Benumof, Ph.D., Esq.
Topic: The Foreseeability of “Unforeseen” Geologic Conditions
Commerce
Sept 26-
Oct 2
AEG Annual Meeting
Dearborn, MI
September 14 Section Meeting
Speakers: Dr. John Parrish – Executive Officer, State Mining and Geology Board, and Mr. Paul Sweeney – Executive Director, Board of Registration for Geologists and Geophysicists
Topic: "California Performance Review Report as it Pertains to our Profession"
Commerce
August 10 Section Meeting
Speaker: Dr. Robert D. Jackson
Topic: “Maximum Magnitude for a Fault?”
Commerce
July No Meeting
There is NO Speaker or Meeting this month.
 
June 8 Section Meeting
Speaker: Dr. Maria Teresa Ramirez
Topic: “Active tectonics, the Mexican subduction zone and the Pacific coast of Mexico: the Guerrero Gap and Jalisco Coast”
Commerce
May 12 Section Meeting
Speaker: Dr. Tanya Atwater, U.C.S.B.
Topic: "Plate Tectonics of Western North America"
Commerce
April 1-3 Shlemon Conference on Earth Fissures El Paso, TX
April 13 Section Meeting
Speaker: Ali Bastani, Ph.D,. GE, Leighton Consulting, Inc.
Topic: "Bam, Iran Earthquake of December 26, 2003"
San Juan Capistrano
March 9 Section Meeting
Speakers: Paul Frost & Mark Gamache, Engineers, California Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources
Topic: "Urban Development of Oil Fields in the Los Angeles Basin Area, 1983 to 2001"
Commerce
February 10 Section Meeting
Speaker: Mr. David Simon, AEG President
Topic: "A Truly Viable Association Once Again” and “Holocene Faulting Near Piute Dam, Piute County, Utah”
Commerce
January 13 Section Meeting
Speakers: Ted Wolfe (Pacific Soils Engineering) & Steve Yurosek (Sukut Construction)
Topic: “Key Issues for Feasibility and Due Diligence Studies” or “Is Your Next Project Feasible”
Commerce
2003
Date Event Location
December 16 Section Meeting
Speakers: Student Presentations
Commerce
November 18 Section Meeting
Speaker: Dr. Jonathan D. Bray
Topic: Developing Mitigation Measures for the Hazards Associated with Earthquake Surface Fault Rupture. Click here to read Dr. Bray's paper on fault rupture mitigation.
Commerce
October 14 Section Meeting
Speakers: Ms. Amanda Elioff (Parsons Brinckerhoff) & Mr. Carl Kim (Mactec)
Topic: Geotechnical Issues During Design of the East-Side Light Rail Transit System in East Los Angeles
Commerce
Sept 15-20
AEG Annual Meeting
Vail, CO
August 12 Section Meeting
Speaker: Shari Christofferson
Topic: Determination of Paleoearthquakes, Slip per Event Data, and a Holocene Slip Rate for the Puente Hills Blind-Thrust Fault, Los Angeles, California
Commerce
July 15 Section Meeting
Speaker: Eldon Gath
Topic: Uplift of the Puente Hills and Santa Monica Mountains
Costa Mesa
June 17 Section Meeting
Speaker: Dr. Kerry Sieh
Topic: The Denali, Alaska Earthquake of 2002
Ventura
May 12 Section Meeting
Speaker: Dr. Chester F. (Skip) Watts
Topic: Rockslides: Case Histories and Common Misconceptions
Commerce
April 8 Section Meeting
Speakers: Christopher M. Diaz and Allen M. Yourman, Jr.
Topic: Pier T and Pier 400 Container Terminal Buildings Ground Improvement
Commerce
March 11 Section Meeting
Speaker: Jeff Keaton
Topic: Ground motion for design of the Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge in Arizona-Nevada.
Commerce
February 11 Section Meeting
Speaker: Tom Anderson
Title: Mineral Resource Scarcity Confronting the Construction Industry in California


Woodland Hills