SynTerra expertise

Read a follow-up to Katherine Amidon’s Kentucky Chamber of Commerce presentation about measuring a company’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Learn about navigating the many formats for reporting GHG emissions, and get useful information about setting goals after establishing an initial footprint.


Modern Geographic Information Systems (GIS) offer a wide range of tools and useful features that expand upon the simple cartographic functions of the past. No longer just a tool to create hardcopy maps, GIS solutions can provide deep insight into data, advanced data visualization, direct data editing, and more.

SynTerra expertise

SynTerra was invited to present at the NC Office of State Human Resources, Hazard Prevention Network quarterly Health and Safety Meeting. The group consisted of state health and safety professionals from various state entities.

SynTerra advocacy

Steve Gardner and Karen Roberts Prater of SynTerra presented at three events in Harlan County, Kentucky. They were supporting a program that includes upgrades for the Portal 31 Exhibition Coal Mine, restoration of a historic miners’ bath house, and development of the Black Mountain observation platform.

SynTerra expertise

Steve Gardner and Charlie Bishop of SynTerra presented “The Lifecycle of an Impoundment” during the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s (MSHA) Annual Dam Safety event last month. Charlie also presented “Dam Embankments on Silt and Clay Soils — Stability, Design and Construction Evaluations.”

Clean energy

Judd Mahan, SynTerra Director of Science Operations, examines research showing that home recharging of electric car batteries is more effective than other charging strategies. Learn about the findings and other facts related to costs and practicalities in the gas vs. electric conversation.