Acid sulfate soils - professional short course, March 2019

The Environmental Analysis Laboratory and Southern Cross GeoScience are offering a short course for professionals responsible for assessing and managing acid sulfate soils, in accordance with the new National Acid Sulfate Soils Guidance.

The course will be held at the Southern Cross University Gold Coast campus from the 28th to 29th March, 2019.

The program is designed for professionals such as consultants, engineers, contractors, scientists,
environmental officers and planners.

The course includes a series of presentations from leading academics and practitioners, practical exercises examining real-life examples and a field excursion to local acid sulfate soil sites. Overall, the training program has been designed to equip participants with the skills, knowledge and confidence to assess acid sulfate soils in a variety of landscapes. Participants should note the course is specifically designed for professionals with at least a basic understanding of the issue.

An overview of the couse is available, as well as a draft program.

The course will be led by Dr Nick Ward and Graham Lancaster, co-authors of these national guidance documents.

Course costs $1500 (including GST).

Please register your interest at: https://www.eventbrite.com. au/e/professional-short-course-2018-national-acidsulfate- soil-guidance-identification-and-assessmenttickets- 50676955137 

For further information please contact Diane Fyfe by email diane.fyfe@scu.edu.au or by phone on 02 6626 9360. Places are limited to 30 participants per course. Additional courses will follow based on interest.