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NGWA_summitCrafting Technical Documents and Making Effective Presentations (#203)

May 4, 2014

Learn how to compile technical information from a variety of sources into a coherent document and then communicate the data to a variety of expert and nonexpert audiences during this one-day course.

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Estimating Rates of Groundwater Recharge (#125)

May 4, 2014

This one-day short course provides the practical information needed to allow you to choose and apply appropriate techniques for quantifying groundwater recharge — critical for assessment of water resources and determination of aquifer vulnerability to contamination — in different settings.

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Introduction to Mountain Hydrogeology (#322)

May 4, 2014

This one-day class will provide an overview of our current understanding of the processes and principles governing groundwater flow in mountainous terrain, enabling you to more effectively investigate, remediate, and manage water resources in mountains and intermountain basins.

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Environmental Forensics (#183)

May 8-9, 2014

This two-day course introduces you to the world of environmental forensics, a multidisciplinary field with the goal of understanding how and when contamination occurred. Investigations may involve identifying and apportioning responsibility among multiple parties, age dating releases, or determining exactly how a release occurred with reference to insurance or other contractual issues. Among the most important disciplines for an environmental forensics investigation are often chemistry and hydrogeology.

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