This two-day course introduces you to the world of environmental forensics, a multidisciplinary field with the goal of understanding how and when contamination occurred. Investigations may involve identifying and apportioning responsibility among multiple parties, age dating releases, or determining exactly how a release occurred with reference to insurance or other contractual issues. Among the most important disciplines for an environmental forensics investigation are often chemistry and hydrogeology.
Ample time will be allocated for group discussion, particularly of problems you bring to the course and of issues at the frontiers of environmental forensics.
In this course, you will learn about:
Who should attend?
Knowledge of organic chemistry and mathematics through calculus is assumed. This course will be most useful for individuals with some exposure to environmental forensics concepts.
Westin Denver Downtown1672 Lawrence StreetDenver, Colorado 80202888 627.8435303 572.9100
Accommodations: NGWA has secured a limited block of rooms on a first come, first served basis at the group rate of $189 per night single/double occupancy. These rates apply to the NGWA room block and are valid until the April 5 cutoff, unless our block has been filled before that date. When making your reservations, be sure to mention you are attending this NGWA program to receive this group rate. Remember, you are responsible for securing your own reservations. For guest check-in and checkout times, please contact the hotel directly.
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