Engineering Geology related to Landscape Architecture; Geologic History of Natural Bridge; Tools Used to Examine; Natural Bridge Internally; Tools Used to Examine Natural Bridge Externally; Types of Unmanned Aerial Systems; FAA Rules & Regulations; Results of Safety & Stability Analyses; Comparisons to Geologic Studies at Mountain Lake, Giles County, VA.
Natural Bridge, VA
Parks & Recreation
Technology / CADD / GIS
Health, Safety and Welfare
1. Describe the field of engineering geology and how it relates to landscape architecture.
2. Describe the geologic history of Natural Bridge and identify the remote sensing tools used to examine geologic features both internally and externally, like Natural Bridge and Mountain Lake.
3. List the FAA Rules and Regulations for using unmanned aerial systems (UAS) for flight applications related to geologic and landscape architecture studies.
4. Describe the results of stability analyses at Natural Bridge and identify areas of safety concern.
Chester F. Watts (Skip), PhD, PG, M.ASCE, GeoHazards Research Center, Department of Geology, Radford University
Virginia Chapter of the ASLA