Earth and its environment provide the natural resources necessary for life. It is mankind’s most precious commodity, whose resources are finite, yet necessary to sustain and expand society. Using Earth’s natural resources modifies the environments natural balance creating both positive and negative impacts. The key to environmental management is balancing the effects of mankind’s earthly modifications to promote life while minimizing impacts harmful to achieving environmental balance.
With respect to mankind’s natural resources (excluding water and air), it is said, “If it can’t be grown, it must be mined”. Think about it. It’s a given.
Developing Earth’s natural resources requires human interaction with the Earth and its environment. Tierra Group assists our customers to produce Earth’s natural resources in a way that minimizes harmful impacts to the environment, while maintaining a balanced sustainability, for continued beneficial uses.
Tierra Group’s areas of environmental expertise include:
- Baseline Studies
- Environmental Assessments (EA)
- Environmental Impact Studies (EIS)
- Environmental Monitoring
- Mined Land Reclamation and Closure
Tierra Group has performed our services on six continents in arid and temperate to extreme climates including;
- Semi-Arid and Arid
- Humid (Sub-Tropical and Continental)
- Coastal Marine
- High Altitude (above 4,000 masl)
- Mountainous Terrain
By applying our forward thinking geotechnical, water resources, geologic hazards, and civil engineering expertise, Tierra Group has assisted our clients in successfully producing Earth’s natural resources while minimizing environmental impacts and creating balance in our diverse and precious environment.