CPD MODULE 4 - INTRODUCTION TO SOIL LOGGING

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.

Objective:

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

Presenters: 

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.

Event Details: 

DATE: Wednesday 10 August 2022
TIME: 2-7pm (which includes time for discussion and refreshments)
VENUE: Senversa, Level 19, 15 William Street Melbourne 
COST: $250

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 


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