News tagged with environmental engineer

Green engineering for waste management

"Green engineering" is based on the idea of designing, selling and using processes and products that are technically and economically viable while, at the same time, minimizing pollution, as well as health ...

dateApr 01, 2014 in Energy & Green Tech
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3Qs: An engineer's breakdown of a landslide

On March 22, a hillside collapsed near Oso, Wash., causing a 1,500-foot wide mudslide in what has been dubbed a "high-risk area" and which claimed at least two dozen lives. A mudslide, a subset of the larger ...

dateMar 31, 2014 in Environment
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Improved pavement markings can save lives

As spring finally emerges after a ferocious winter,, our battered roads will soon be re-exposed. While potholes and cracks might make news, a bigger concern should be the deterioration to pavement markings, ...

dateMar 20, 2014 in Engineering
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Mushrooms and earthworms work as 'silviculture'

A model, developed by a research group of the School of Forestry at the Technical University of Madrid (UPM), has shown how some types of mushrooms (such as truffles, boletus or chanterelles) associated with ...

dateJan 13, 2014 in Ecology
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