environmental geochemistry News

  • New NGWA course to focus on fractured rock and geochemistry

    Groundwater industry personnel will have the opportunity to enhance their knowledge of the roles fractured rock settings and geochemistry play in evaluating contaminant migration and remediation design at three National Ground Water Association short courses taking place September 2008 in Denver, Colorado. Engineers, project managers, and attorneys, as well as geologists and hydrologists, will ...

  • Fundamentals of groundwater geochemistry focus of NGWA short course

    The National Ground Water Association is offering the short course, “Fundamentals of Groundwater Geochemistry,” March 14-15 in San Jose, California. An important step in completing a successful site assessment or remediation project is understanding the geochemical aspects of the work. This course is designed to provide a thorough understanding of the principles of geochemistry. Basic ...

  • Site characterization and groundwater geochemistry subjects of NGWA courses taking place in Denver

    Two short courses offered by the National Ground Water Association are slated to take place in Denver, Colorado, next month. “Site Characterization: The Groundwater System” takes place April 26, while “Fundamentals of Groundwater Geochemistry” is scheduled for April 26-27. Designed for those involved with groundwater availability, monitoring, cleanup, and modeling ...

  • 2011 North American Environmental Field Conference & Exposition

    The Nielsen Environmental Field School is very pleased to announce that the complete schedule of presentations for the 2011 North American Environmental Field Conference & Exposition is now posted on the event web site at www.envirofieldconference.com.  This annual Conference, which will be held in San Diego, CA for the first time, is presented by The ...

  • Webinar - Environmental Isotopes in Groundwater Studies: Nitrogen Species and Reactions in Contaminated Groundwater

    Webinar overview Gain insight on the integration of nitrogen geochemistry and isotopes may be used for tracing the origin of nitrogen species and their transformations in the subsurface in this Webinar, which is a part of the Environmental Isotopes in Groundwater Studies Webinar series*. Nitrogen represents one of the most ubiquitous and challenging contaminants in ...

  • Chinese oil spill reveals research gulf

    The first, large-scale oil spill in Dalian Bay in China last month has revealed a host of problems with safety management and environmental impact assessment including a dearth of environmental and geochemical studies on such disasters. 'As scientists, we do not have the funding or the opportunity to conduct in-depth research into these accidents,' Peng Xianzhi, a scientist at the Guangzhou ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Optimizing remedial product vendors’ products with common sense chemistry

    For over 15 years Innovative Environmental Technologies, Inc. (IET) has looked toward optimization and maximization of commercially available remedial products using common sense chemistry. When applying remedial products, we as remedial professionals need to look at the basic premises of the technologies to be applied. The optimization of available products and processes is the topic of this ...

  • Schlumberger Water Services Acquires Water Management Consultants

    Waterloo, Ontario, October 1, 2007 - Schlumberger Water Services (SWS)today announced the acquisition of Water Management Consultants (WMC), a leading international consulting firm in providing water management services with specialized solutions for the mining industry. WMC employs over 200 people in 9 offices on 4 continents. “The combination of WMC people, expertise and knowledge with ...


  • Coastal Waters Most Sensitive to Acid Rain

    FALMOUTH, Massachusetts, September 11, 2007 (ENS) - The release of sulfur and nitrogen into the atmosphere by power plants and agriculture plays a small role in making the ocean more acidic on a global scale, but the impact is amplified in shallow coastal waters, finds new research by atmospheric and marine chemists. Ocean 'acidification' occurs when chemical compounds such as ...

  • 2008 Groundwater Summit brings top scientists and industry leaders to Memphis

    The National Ground Water Association's 2008 Ground Water Summit taking place March 30-April 3 in Memphis, Tennessee, features 20 sessions covering the latest in ground water science, technology, and ground water policy. This fourth annual Ground Water Summit brings together local, national, and international science partners to exchange information on scientific, policy, and regulatory issues ...

  • Fundamentals of stable isotopes in hydrogeology subject of April NGWA Webinar

    The National Ground Water Association will offer a Webinar on oxygen-18 and deuterium in precipitation and groundwater on April 12 at 11 a.m. ET.   This Webinar is part of the “Tuesdays with Ian, A Practitioner’s Guide to Isotope Hydrology” series presented by Ian Clark, Ph.D., professor of isotope hydrology, University of Ottawa, Canada.   Stable isotopes are ...

  • Syncrude provides $2.2-million for new oil sands research

    Researchers at McMaster University recently received nearly $2.2 million to examine important environmental processes in Alberta's oil sands, which could help speed up Syncrude's land reclamation process. The project team, led by Dr. Lesley Warren, a professor in the School of Geography & Earth Sciences at McMaster, was recruited by Syncrude to investigate bacterial sulphur reactions ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EarthSoft Announces Enterprise EnviroInsite Integration

    August 8, 2007 – EarthSoft today announced advanced groundwater and soil data visualization available via the webfrom EQuIS Enterprise’s interface to EnviroInsite from HydroAnalysis. EarthSoft and HydroAnalysis have teamed upto provide one-click generation of complex groundwater data-visualization reports from the award winning EQuISEnterprise environmental database. This partnership offers EQuIS ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • Scientists Meet to Debate Fertilizing the Oceans With Iron

    WOODS HOLE, Massachusetts, September 25, 2007 (ENS) - On Wednesday, scientists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, WHOI, will open a two day international, interdisciplinary conference on the proposed 'iron fertilization' of the ocean as a means to combat rising concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Several times over the past century, scientists and ...

  • Bruker Elemental names Portable XRF Services (PXRFS) as Authorized Application Centre for Austral

    Bruker Elemental is pleased to announce Portable XRF Services (PXRFS.com.au) as our Authorized Applications Centre for Oceana. As an Authorized Applications Centre, PXRFS has been fully trained in all aspects of instrument operation, and most importantly, creating custom calibrations for Bruker’s Tracer and S1 TITAN handheld XRF analyzers. Portable XRF ...


    By Bruker Corporation

  • A modern integrated approach to contaminated site management strategies seminar series

    Project managers, regulators and site owners all face similar challenges: What technologies do I need to first define the hazards associated with my site and second how can I best remediate those hazards? Adventus, ARS, and Columbia are all long-standing and well recognized service providers having, in their respective ways, dealt effectively and efficiently with these challenges on thousands of ...


  • A modern integrated approach to contaminated site management strategies seminar series

    Project managers, regulators and site owners all face similar challenges: What technologies do I need to first define the hazards associated with my site and second how can I best remediate those hazards? Adventus, ARS, and Columbia are all long-standing and well recognized service providers having, in their respective ways, dealt effectively and efficiently with these challenges on thousands of ...


  • Analytik Jena AG Signs Agreement to Acquire Bruker`s ICP-MS Business

    Analytik Jena AG, a leading manufacturer of analytical measuring technology, life science instruments and optoelectronics, today announced that it has signed a binding agreement to acquire the ICP-MS business of Bruker Corporation (NASDAQ: BRKR). The transaction is expected to close in September 2014. With this acquisition, Analytik Jena AG will enter the rapidly growing global ICP-MS ...


    By Analytik Jena AG

  • GRC 2015 Annual Meeting Announced - Call for Papers Issued

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has issued a call for papers for the world’s largest annual geothermal conference taking place September 20-23, 2015, in Reno, Nevada, USA at the Peppermill Resort Spa.  Themed “Geothermal: Always On” the 39th Annual Meeting will reflect the world-wide availability of a clean, dependable renewable energy that is available 24 ...


    By Geothermal Resources Council

  • Integral Consulting scientists to share expertise at Battelle Conference on remediation of contaminated sediments

    Eleven Integral Consulting experts have been selected to present information in platform and poster sessions at Battelle’s Fifth International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments to be held February 2–5, 2009 in Jacksonville, Florida. Representatives from Integral sediments staff will also be available in Booth #302 to answer questions on the firm’s sediment services and other ...


    By Integral Consulting Inc.

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