Dam Construction in a Volatile Environment

The Science Team has published a preliminary blog about the Maranon on National Geographics's Online Explorer's Journal. Check it out!

http://voices.nationalgeographic.com/2015/12/01/the-rio-maranon-is-moving-dam-construction-in-a-volatile-landscape/

"On a tight curve on a dirt road, rock fall spat off the top of the 30-foot bank, pelting the road. By the looks of the piles of debris in the carriageway, it had been doing this for hours. Rockslides seemed to be a normal occurrence along the road to the Río Marañón in Peru’s Andean Cordillera Blanca. This landscape is active!..."


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