In the winter of 1811-12, a series of powerful earthquakes occurred along the New Madrid fault in southeast Missouri. The earthquakes reportedly rang church bells in Boston, Massachusetts, and caused chimneys to fall in Cincinnati, Ohio. Those earthquakes remain the strongest seismic events ever recorded in North America east of the Rocky Mountains. Structural damage […]
Lauren Grubbs, CiE ’12, was an honors undergraduate research student who worked with Assistant Teaching Professor Enos Inniss during her senior year, evaluating bioretention performance for stormwater quality and quantity controls.
Soil science is life science. And the geotechnical engineers and soil scientists in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering working to invigorate the University of Missouri’s Soil Characterization Laboratory are enthusiastic about the critical nature of the work they are doing and its potential impact within the State of Missouri and beyond. “Can you […]
Anna Hodge, a graduate student in civil and environmental engineering, was one of three finalists in the 2011 K.K. Barnes Student Paper Competition. Papers from all over the U.S. and Canada were entered into the competition. Hodge’s paper, titled, “Profile Estimation of Soil Organic Carbon and Total Nitrogen using Visible and Near Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy,” […]