presented by David Lipson, Ph.D., and Keith White
This one-day short course focuses on the contaminant hydrogeology of karst. While up to 25 percent of the world’s population depends on waters derived from karst aquifers, the karst terrain provides unique challenges to the professionals faced with characterizing, managing, and remediating sites impacted by regulated substances.
Groundwater flow and chemical transport in karst may be complicated by conduits that are difficult to locate, turbulent flow, extreme geologic heterogeneity, dual-porosity and dual-permeability regimes, and sediment transport. Because of these complexities, widespread knowledge and understanding of contaminant hydrogeology of karst is limited.
Topics that will be discussed include:
You will gain a working knowledge of:
In addition, you will receive a comprehensive compendium of course notes and a bibliography citing nearly 100 benchmark papers and other key sources of information relevant to karst hydrogeology.
Professionals faced with, or interested in, this subject.
Intermediate; attendees should have a basic understanding of hydrogeology.
This course is worth 0.75 CEUs.
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NGWA member — $495
Nonmember — $595
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Hyatt Regency Orange County
11999 Harbor Blvd.
Garden Grove, California 92840
fax 714 740.0465
Accommodations: NGWA has secured a limited block of rooms on a first come, first served basis at the group rate of $169 per night single/double occupancy. This rate applies to the NGWA room block and is valid until the April 13 cutoff date, unless our block has been filled before then. When making your reservations, be sure to mention you are attending this NGWA event. Remember, you are responsible for securing your own reservations. For guest check-in and checkout times, please contact the hotel directly.
800 551.7379 (614 898.7791 outside the United States)
8 a.m.-5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday
fax 614 898.7786
601 Dempsey Road
National Ground Water Association
601 Dempsey Rd.
Westerville, OH 43081
(614 898.7791 outside the US)
fax 614 898.7786