Environmental Site Assessment and Management

Alberta School of Business

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  • 2 weeks
  • online

Alberta School of Business

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Students from all educational backgrounds welcome.

About the course

This course is an intro­duc­tion to com­mon prac­tices with­in the man­age­ment of con­t­a­m­i­nat­ed sites in Alber­ta. The three part approach for the assess­ment man­age­ment of con­t­a­m­i­nat­ed sites will be cov­ered includ­ing: Phase 1 Envi­ron­men­tal Site Assess­ment, Phase 2 Envi­ron­men­tal Site Assess­ment, and Risk Man­age­ment Plans. Alber­ta Site Assess­ment stan­dards and the Alber­ta Tier 1 and 2 soil and Ground­wa­ter Reme­di­a­tion Guide­lines will also be cov­ered. Addi­tion­al top­ics will include dif­fer­ences between risk man­age­ment and site reme­di­a­tion with exam­i­na­tion of cost con­sid­er­a­tions with­in var­i­ous site reme­di­a­tion com­po­nents. Case stud­ies will be used to pro­vide a focus on con­t­a­m­i­na­tion sources, char­ac­ter­i­za­tion, trans­porta­tion, and envi­ron­men­tal fate in the environment.

Course at a glance

  • In-class, face-to-face delivery with instructional support through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.
  • Lecture-based, with group work and case study review; field work may be included.
  • Aimed at individuals transitioning into the environmental field, as well as mid-level professionals in sectors involving environmental aspects, this course will also be of value to agrologists, biologists, engineers, industrial managers, foresters, technologists, and others who wish to update their skills and knowledge in this area.
  • Recognized by the Alberta Institute of Agrologists (AIA) as a senior agrology course related to entrance into the profession and to augment core knowledge requirements related to a practice area.
  • This course may be recognized as educational or continuing professional development credits by ECO Canada, the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA), the Alberta Society of Professional Biologists (ASPB), the College of Alberta Professional Foresters (CAPF), and the Association of Science & Engineering Technology Professionals Of Alberta (ASET).

What you will learn

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the process for the assessment and management contaminated sites.
  • Differentiate between different phases of the Environmental Site Assessment (Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment, Phase 2 Environmental Site Assessment, and Site Remediation and Risk Management Plan).
  • Understand Alberta’s regulatory framework for contaminated sites.
  • Be able to plan and conduct different components of the environmental site assessment:
    • Identify contaminants’ sources, characterization, transportation, and fate in the Environment Alberta Site Assessment Standards and Alberta Tier 1 and 2 Soil and Groundwater Remediation Guidelines.
    • Understand and demonstrate how to perform data collection, interpretation, and analysis.
    • Understand land use and buffer zones within remediation.
    • Identify and apply a Remediation Action Plan (RAP)/Remediation Certificate.

Experts

Sameh Elsayed

Experienced Leader in Civil & Environmental Engineering with demonstrated history of working in the government administration industry. Skilled in Site and Municipal Engineering, Environmental Compliance, Water Quality, Environmental Site Assessment, Environmental Awareness, and Environmental...

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