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ACT | Canberra environment and soils short course: soil assessment, geology and groundwater

EIANZ ACT Division and SETAC are proud to host the second Canberra Soils Short Course on the 10-11th of October! Building on the short soil course delivered in April 2021, SETAC and EIANZ will deliver a refresher on Canberra geology. The focus is to better understand the relationships between soils, landscapes, groundwater, geology and vegetation types, as well as soil-groundwater interactions. The course includes a field trip to Dairy Hill and Black Mountain.

SETAC Members - Please contact EIANZ Central Office to register at the member rate via 03 8593 4140 or office@eianz.org

Building on the short soil course delivered in April 2021, SETAC and EIANZ will deliver a refresher on Canberra geology. The focus is to better understand the relationships between soils, landscapes, groundwater, geology and vegetation types, as well as soil-groundwater interactions. The course includes a field trip to Dairy Hill and Black Mountain.

Meet the speakers:

  • Peter Fogarty | Consultant Soil Scientist, Certified Professional Soil Scientist
  • Ken McQueen | Geologist and geochemist
  • Leah Moore | Hydrogeologist

The 2-day course is a refresher on how to identify rock types, the relationship of soils to geology and vegetation, metals in soils, their bioavailability, and how they relate to plants and geology, and groundwater behaviours in the Canberra Region. This course is highly relevant for those who work in the fields of contaminated lands, soil nutrition, or natural resource management.

This course is fully catered, please advise of any dietary requirements during the registration process.

Earn CPD Points

Environmental professionals who attend this event can record 1 point per hour of continuing professional development under the Certified Environmental Practitioner Scheme.

Thanks to our event partners:

Event details

When: 10 - 11 October 2022

Where: University of Canberra
11 Kirinari Street, Bruce, ACT

Cost: $470 | EIANZ & SETAC members, $650 | non members

Contact: EIANZ Central Office on 03 8593 4140 or office@eianz.org

Register now and secure your attendance







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