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!
"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!..."