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Geosyntec Sediment Practitioners to Present on Latest Management Approaches at Dredging 2012

Release Date: 10/10/12

Members of the Geosyntec team will attend and present technical sessions at the Dredging 2012 conference, set for October 22-25 in San Diego, California.

The specialty forum on dredging and dredge material disposal is expected to draw hundreds of engineers, scientists, and thought leaders from the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia.

The four-day conference focusing on dredging best practices and innovation from around the world is presented by the United States section of the World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC US) and the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (COPRI ASCE).

Participating in the conference on behalf of Geosyntec are:

Tuesday, October 23

10:30 a.m. to Noon

Evaluation of Dredging and Disposal Options for a LNG Facility in Savannah Harbor, Georgia USA
Kwasi Badu-Tweneboah, Ph.D., P.E. (Jacksonville)

Evaluation of Intrinsic Biodegradation and Amendments to Support Enhanced Monitored Natural Recovery of Sediments
David Himmelheber, Ph.D., (Princeton) and Thomas Krug, P.Eng. (Guelph), Jeff Roberts (SiREM – Guelph)

3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

PCBs in the Urban Environment: Implications for Long-Term Sustainability of Low-Threshold Remediation Goals
Brian Hitchens, P.G., (San Diego) and Sam Williams, P.G. (San Diego) 

Wednesday, October 24

1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Robust Delineation of Contamination for Remedial Design Planning to Minimize Project Execution Uncertainties
Howard Cumberland (Portland)

Customized Sampling Methods and Devices for Challenging Estuary Sampling Programs
Scott Compston, P.G. (Oak Brook), Peter de Haven, P.E. (Atlanta,) Susan Hill, P.E. (Oak Brook), David Himmelheber, Ph.D. (Princeton)

3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Strategic Planning for Contaminated Sediment Projects Setting the Course for Proper Project Execution
Howard Cumberland (Portland)

Thursday, October 25

10:30 a.m. to Noon

Evaluation of Suspended Solid Residuals Created During Bed-Leveling Operations
Kwasi Badu-Tweneboah, Ph.D., P.E. (Jacksonville)

For more information, contact Howard Cumberland in Geosyntec's Portland office at 971-271-5898 or hcumberland@geosyntec.com.