Dr. Edmund Medley, PE, CEG, F.ASCE
has over 30 years of unusually varied international
experience in geological and geotechnical
engineering, geophysics and mineral exploration.
Dr. Medley is licensed/registered/chartered as both
an engineer and geologist in the USA, Canada and
the United Kingdom.
Dr. Medley consults on various aspects of geological
and geotechnical engineering, including the
investigation and characterization of bimrocks; and
geotechnical/geological engineering vulnerabilities
and failures of civil engineering works. Recent
consultations include a geological
reconnaissance of damage
resulting from the
October 2006 Hawaii earthquake; the retrieval of
the invaluable Forbes Collection of unique Hawaiian
cultural artifacts from lava tube burial caves; the
evaluations of the stability of high rock slopes in
chaotic rock masses; and, consultations on Hawaii
and California landslides.
Dr. Medley has contributed to over 50 publications,
many of which are available here.
contributions focused on the seismic
rock block structures
and the use of 3-D
photography in geoengineering.
Dr. Medley has presented about 270 lectures and
Short Courses. He was the 2009
Richard H. Jahns
Distinguished Lecturer in Engineering Geology.
has appeared in over a dozen TV documentaries
featuring the failures, including investigation of the
Sea Cliff Incident
in San Francisco, landslides,
sinkholes and Franciscan Complex melange.
Additional details of Dr. Medley's career, his academic background, credentials
and CV are available at his
professiona website geopractitioner.com.
He provides a personal account
of his unusual career path at edmedley.com