On Saturday, April 30th, 2016, staff from Earth Systems and Klienfelder guided the AEG Inland Empire Chapter Annual Field Trip.
The focus of the trip was on the San Jacinto Fault Zone, the Casa Loma Fault Zone, and the geology through the towns of San Jacinto and Hemet in Riverside County, California. Other stops included the historically interesting Massacre Canyon.
The excursion was intended to highlight the subtle fault expression within the urban development of the local area. Other stops included areas of historical significance and interesting geology.
AEG Inland Empire Chapter trip attendees included students, consultants, and educators. Speakers included:
- Mark Spykerman and Dale Hamelehle of Earth Systems;
- Mike Cook of Kleinfelder West;
- Janis Hernandez of the California Geologic Survey;
- Lisa Battiato of Geocon;
- Frank Jordon of San Bernardino County;
- Gary Rasmussen (retired); and,
- Dr. Roy Shlemon.
The Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists (AEG) is a professional organization providing leadership, advocacy and research in environmental and engineering geology. It is a non-profit society with over 3,000 members internationally. Most of the members include geologists specializing in engineering geology, environmental geology, and ground-water geology.