Jane Preuss (AICP) is a Principal with GeoEngineers, a company specializing in geotechnical engineering and engineering geology. She has over 20 years of experience as a practicing urban planner, working with clients from both public and private sectors. Her main areas of interest include land use and environmental planning for mitigation and preparedness against the effects of natural hazards such as floods, landslides, earthquakes, tsunamis, and high winds.

A. Keith Turner holds concurrent appointments as Professor of Geological Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines and Professor of Engineering Geology at Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands. His chief research interest involves computer applications to geological and environmental studies; including landslide assessments in Colorado and Canada.

T. Leslie Youd is Professor of Civil Engineering at Brigham Young University, where he teaches courses in geotechnical and earthquake engineering and conducts research on liquefaction and ground failure. Dr. Youd was formerly (1967 to 1984) a Research Civil Engineer with the U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California.

NRC Staff

David A. Feary is a Senior Staff Scientist with the NRC’s Board on Earth Sciences and Resources. His research activities have focused on the geological and geophysical evolution of continental margins, particularly the factors controlling carbonate deposition and reef development within different climatic regimes.



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