Groundwater Characterization

Fundamentals in Site Characterization 2017 Topic 3 | taught by Guy Patrick

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Ecological Risk Assessment

Course description

Session 1 covers the following:

  • The Conceptual Site Model
  • Hydrogeology Fundamentals
    • Groundwater in the hydrological cycle
    • Hydrostratigraphy
    • Aquifers and aquitards
    • Aquifer Properties
  • Contaminant Fate & Transport
    • Chemical Properties
    • Non-Reactive Processes
    • Reactive Processes

Session 2 covers:

  • How to characterize a groundwater system
  • Monitoring wells: Characterization vs. Monitoring
  • Groundwater sampling tools
  • Groundwater Sampling Methods
  • Putting it all together

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Instructor

Guy Patrick
Guy Patrick
MSc, PEng (BC, SK, YK)

Guy Patrick is a contaminant hydrogeologist and environmental engineer with over 30 years of experience in the assessment and remediation of contaminated sites in soil, sediment and bedrock environments. As Managing Director of Patrick Consulting Inc., a founding member of GeoEnviroPro, and a Contaminated Sites Approved Professional in the Province of British Columbia, Mr. Patrick’s expertise includes strong technical review and project oversight, with a focus on the development of innovative approaches in the assessment and clean-up of contaminated sites. As a senior technical specialist, he provides leadership in the investigation and remediation of sites contaminated by inorganic and organic chemical solids and liquids, including dense non-aqueous phase liquids (DNAPL) such as coal tars, chlorinated solvents and mercury. His work experience includes technical review and litigation support on a number of projects in Canada and the US. In addition to consulting, Guy is an Adjunct Professor at UBC, where he has co-taught course in environmental engineering and contaminant hydrogeology.

Guy C Patrick, MSc, PEng (BC, SK, YK)

guy.patrick@geoenviropro.com