Posts Tagged "#civilengineering"

Museum Fire BAER Road Protection Mapping

Museum Fire BAER Road Protection Mapping

2019’s Museum Fire burned 1961 acres of timber on the steep slopes of Flagstaff’s Mt. Elden. Due to anticipated risk to the Forest and public (including the potential for severe flooding and debris flows in Flagstaff), a BAER (Burned Area Emergency Response) team was assembled after the fire to identify risk and make recommendations to mitigate. Part of the team’s…read more →

Land Surveyors: Our Place in History

Land Surveyors: Our Place in History

Few people outside of associated professions actually know what land surveyors do. We are rarely seen, but our work makes an impact in every moment of daily life. What other profession can say that? But land surveyors are often conflicted about their place in the world, sometimes seeing themselves as subordinate and working in the shadows of civil engineers, architects…read more →