Visit of US landslide expert

NGI is hosting landslide expert Thomas Badger from the United States from 23 January to 24 March. During his stay at NGI, Tom is carrying out analyses on first-time landslide initiation in over-consolidated clays and contributing to landslide related activities. He is contributing to the development of the web portal on mitigation measures. Tom has a BS in geology and an MS in geological engineering.  He recently retired from the Washington State Department of Transportation - WSDOT, ultimately serving as the Chief Engineering Geologist. During his 32-year tenure with WSDOT, he worked on a great variety of transportation-related earthwork and structure projects, as well as many landslide and rock fall remediation projects.