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THE SPECIALTY GEOTECHNICAL WORKSHOP FOR DAM & LEVEE INVESTIGATIONS & MODIFICATIONS CO-SPONSORED BY AEG AND USSD

Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists (AEG)

(For complete details on AEG visit www.aegweb.org)

AEG's Mission

The Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists (AEG) contributes to its members’ professional success and the public welfare by providing leadership, advocacy, and applied research in environmental and engineering geology.

 

AEG's Values

AEG's values are based on the belief that its members have a responsibility to assume stewardship over their fields of expertise. In support of serving an international network of environmental and engineering geologists devoted to excellence, AEG values:

  • Upholding sound principles of scientific inquiry with respect to the study and evaluation of geologic processes, their impact on humans, and the human impact on Earth

  • Encouraging and facilitating ongoing education and training as well as supporting members in their dedication to their work

  • Building public appreciation for how environmental and engineering geology contribute to public safety and the protection of property

 

AEG's Vision

AEG is the acknowledged international leader in environmental and engineering geology, and is greatly respected for its stewardship of the profession. AEG offers information on environmental and engineering geology useful to practitioners, scientists, students, and the public. Other geosciences organizations recognize the value of using and sharing AEG's outstanding resources.

 

AEG leads the profession in its advocacy for:

  • Legislation

  • Professional Licensure

  • Regulation

  • Codes and Standards as each affects the practice of applied geosciences.

AEG's administration assures representation for all its members. Its outstanding staff assists members with a wide range of services that enable them to be more effective in their professional lives. Staff regularly reviews and modifies these services to adapt to the membership’s changing needs. AEG’s membership continually grows. Members and students are attracted by the educational and networking opportunities and the quality services provided.

 

The United States Society on Dams (USSD) 

(For complete details on USSD visit www.ussdams.org)

The United States Society on Dams (USSD) is dedicated to advancing the role of dam and levee systems and building the community of practice.  As the United States member of the International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD), USSD provides a forum for the exchange of knowledge and experiences and is charged with leading the profession of dam and levee engineering.

 

USSD is led by a Board of Directors representing all sectors of the industry, including consultants, contractors, owners, and academia.  USSD members are encouraged to actively participate in committees which work to address current technical issues for dam and levee engineering.

Mission Statement: Empower professionals to advance sustainable benefits of dams and levees for society.

Vision Statement:  A world where all dams and levees are safe and valued by the communities they serve.