(WESTERVILLE, OH — February 6, 2012) “Geohazards and the Role of Groundwater and Surface Water,” a short course offering from the National Ground Water Association, is scheduled to take place in Columbus, Ohio, March 26-28.
This new course presents an overview of surface water and groundwater movement, its impact on landslides of various kinds, and its reaction in soils under conditions of seismic shaking.
Case studies that will be presented include the Silverado Canyon rockfall, Rancho Palos Verdes — litigation and landslides, and Northridge and Mexico’s Easter earthquakes.
Attendees of this course will learn about:
Course instructors Dr. John Foster and Dr. W. Richard Laton are affiliated with the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of California, Fullerton.
To learn more about this course, as well as the many other NGWA educational offerings available, visit the events/education section of our Web site or call 800 551.7379 (614 898.7791).
NGWA, a nonprofit organization composed of U.S. and international groundwater professionals — contractors, equipment manufacturers, suppliers, scientists, and engineers — is dedicated to advancing groundwater knowledge. NGWA’s vision is to be the leading groundwater association that advocates the responsible development, management, and use of water.
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