THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED. IF YOU WISH TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ANY POSSIBLE CANCELATIONS, PLEASE EMAIL YOUR FULL NAME, EMAIL ADDRESS and MOBILE NUMBER TO VIC@ACLCA.COM.AU
Finally, back to hands on learning with real soil and real people!
Who should attend:
This module will target all professionals within the contaminated land industry (ideally 0-4 years experience) completing intrusive soil investigations.
The objective of this module is to provide an introduction to soil logging to Australian and USCS standards via both theory and practical (hands-on) sessions and provide confidence and calibration to field staff completing intrusive assessments.
At the end of the session your staff should:
- Gain an understanding of Melbourne lithology and expected soils types.
- Become familiar with the relevant Australian and USCS guidance documents for soil logging (AS1726:2017)
- Gain an in-depth understanding of soil logging parameters (e.g. colour, consistency, grain size, moisture, in situ condition, structure) and associated field tests commonly used in the field and laboratory
- Identify common anthropogenic inclusions, odours, staining
Temma Carruthers-Taylor (Senversa) has a background in geology and landscape science from ANU and a PhD in soil science from Monash University, with 7 years’ experience in teaching and tutoring soil knowledge. Recently, she has joined the contaminated land industry and worked on a variety of projects in Victoria.
Geordie McMillan (Senversa) has over 20 years’ experience in contaminated land and groundwater, primarily in consulting in VIC, NSW, ACT and QLD. He is a Certified Environmental Practitioner (Site Contamination) with experience in gasworks, mining and resources, acid sulfate soils, urban renewal and remediation contracting.
DATE: Wednesday 10 August 2022
TIME: 2-7pm (which includes time for discussion and refreshments)
VENUE: Senversa, Level 19, 15 William Street Melbourne
This event is open to ACLCA members only. Register now to avoid missing out - spaces are strictly limited with a maximum class size of 20.
Bookings close COB Thursday 4 August 2022 and cancelations made after this date will not be refunded.
If you are claiming CPD points from attending ACLCA events, we encourage you to keep a record of your attendance on file as evidence for your CPD recognition.
Up to 10 CPD points (CEnvP) may be earned by attending this event