ClosureTurf Final Cover Systems from AGRU America

PODCAST: The Rise of ClosureTurf® in Final Cover Systems

Landfill engineering has advanced significantly over the past 35 years. Geosynthetic lining, capping, and final cover systems have had a lot to do with...
Podcast - The Coming Wave of Biogeotechnical Engineering - CBBG

PODCAST: The Coming Wave of Biogeotechnical Engineering

Biogeotechnical engineering is adding enzymes, microbes, and much more to the engineer's toolbox Geosynthetics have achieved some remarkable levels of performance in infrastructure. They play...
Solmax - Geosynthetics Market

PODCAST: The Push towards Reinvention in Geomembranes

Many infrastructure applications rely upon geosynthetic barriers. Over time, we’ve seen the specification of 40 or 60-mil black high-density polyethylene geomembranes become so common...
How RUSLE 2 Benefits Ag, Mining, Urban Design, and Other Sectors

How RUSLE2 Benefits Ag, Mining, Urban Design, and Other Sectors

Nearly 80 years of erosion data in the United States informs the massive RUSLE2 database, led by the US Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources...
6-Year Update: Frost Heave Mitigation for Alaskan Highway

Enhanced Wicking Geotextile Emerges from an Engineering Challenge

The Alaska Department of Transportation brought a specific engineering challenge to TenCate Geosynthetics: the need to enhance lateral drainage from roadway subgrades to minimize...
Improving Waterways, Coastlines, and Marine Habitats with Geosynthetics

PODCAST: Improving Waterways and Coasts with Geosynthetics

Waterway health and coastal resiliency are some of the most highly debated topics in infrastructure, as work or lack of addressing an issue in...

PODCAST: Creating Strong Environmental Programs

Infrastructure projects often shape our futures for the better, but they can also be tremendous sources of pollution—especially without proper attention to erosion and...
Drainage and Venting of Geosynthetic Containment Systems

PODCAST: Proper Drainage and Venting of Geosynthetic Barrier Systems

The field of geosynthetics has seen a strong increase geomembrane performance debate. The topics have looked roundly at performance in exposed environments, in buried...
Bob Mackey, NAGS Webinar

PODCAST: Bob Mackey on the State of Geosynthetics Education

A few years ago, the International Geosynthetics Society revived its Educate the Educators program. The initiative was developed in the early 1990s to help...
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PODCAST: Perspectives on Puncture Protection for Landfill Lining Systems

The field of geosynthetics has often been defined by how these materials improve the performance and economics of a particular site or application. One...
Maccaferri Photo: A Geosynthetic Solution for Tehran Highway Wall

PODCAST: Zornberg on Differing MSE Design Frameworks

Mechanically stabilized earth walls have been the subject of the most read stories on Geosynthetica this year and a few of the most read...
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PODCAST: George Koerner on Exposed Geomembrane Performance

George Koerner, Director of the Geosynthetic Institute, had the honor this year of delivering the first Koerner Lecture—a series named in honor of his...
Photo of large-scale erosion testing by TRI Environmental, which is researching pullout anchor testing

PODCAST: Pullout Anchor Testing in Erosion and Sediment Control

Jay Sprague of the South Carolina-based Denver Down Research Facility took on a private client’s pullout anchor testing questions with erosion and sediment control...
Image: Effective Education for Improving Erosion/Sediment Control System Adoption

Effective Education for Erosion and Sediment Control System Adoption

Erosion and sediment control advances have produced enormously beneficial results, in infrastructure performance and economics; yet, rates of erosion and sediment control system adoption...
Photo of low impact development engineering by LimnoTech

PODCAST: Leap Frog Ideas for Low Impact Development

How do we create a more water-centric infrastructure? That’s a question LimnoTech senior engineer Dr. Daniel Medina, P.E., D.WRE addresses in his work. Low...
Photo of soils for story on the geotechnical poetry of Mary Nodine

The Geotechnical Poetry of Mary Nodine

Geotechnical engineering requires a lot of waiting. You wait on calls, test results, the weather. You wait on a construction activity to finish, on...
Images of Segmental Concrete Pavements from ICPI

PODCAST: Robert Bowers on Geosynthetics in Segmental Concrete Pavements

The Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute published its Tech Spec 22 this year. The document provides general guidelines on the use of geosynthetics within segmental...
GeoTalk podcast with Photo by NOAA of Russian River Valley Watershed Health

PODCAST: Craig Benson on Sedimentation, Dams, and Watershed Health

Geosynthetica opens its 2017 series of GeoTalk podcasts with a conversation about sedimentation, dams, and watershed health. Our guest is Craig Benson, an International...

PODCAST: Coal Combustion Residuals and GCLs

Geosynthetica’s Director, Elizabeth Peggs, interviewed Dr. Craig Benson (University of Virginia) and engineer John Allen (CETCO) about coal combustion residuals (CCRs) and new barrier...

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Lining a Nevada Tailings Storage Facility Pond

AGRU’s latest video story focuses on a tailings storage facility in northern Nevada. The site utilized a textured geomembrane (AGRU MicroSpike) in a three-phase...
IGS Young Members in Korea

New Logo Contest from IGS Young Members Committee

The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) Young Members Committee has opened a competition for a new logo design. A couple prizes are in play for...
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Video: Asphalt Reinforcement of Australian Runway

​The Roma Airport in Queensland, Australia, manages around 100 arrivals and departures each week, including many that are vital to energy and resource industry...
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