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Educational courses to teach advanced data analysis, NAPL remediation and more
The National Ground Water Assn. (NGWA) is offering the following short courses:
• "Advanced Data Analysis Techniques for Evaluating and Quantifying Natural Attenuation" will be offered Nov. 9 to 10 in Newark, N.J. The course provides the hands-on data analysis techniques required to effectively evaluate natural attenuation at sites with petroleum hydrocarbons, chlorinated solvents and other contaminants in groundwater.
• “Understanding Migration, Assessment, and Remediation of Non-Aqueous Phase Liquids” will be offered Oct. 31 to Nov. 2 in Staten Island, N.Y. It is designed to educate participants on the compounds of non-aqueous phase liquids (NAPLs), their migration characteristics, assessment techniques and remediation technologies.
• “Monitored Natural Attenuation: Mechanisms, Site Characterization, Evaluation, and Monitoring” will be offered Nov. 7 to 8 in Newark, N.J. The course provides the conceptual and technical background necessary to evaluate natural attenuation mechanisms and their interaction with source and transport processes at sites with organic and inorganic chemicals.
• “Environmental Geochemistry of Metals: Investigation and Remediation” will be offered Oct. 31 to Nov. 2 in Salt Lake City. The course provides information needed to effectively evaluate intrinsic remediation and chemical manipulation of sites contaminated with metals, nonmetals and radionuclides.
To learn more about the NGWA short courses, more information is available at www.ngwa.org.