Training & CPD Courses

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A variety of short engineering geology training and CPD opportunities are available on request together with Continuing Adult Education Courses.

Practitioner CPD Courses

Quaternary Engineering Geology

 A one day CPD course explaining the ground model development for areas of periglacial and glacial history.

Syllabus:

Contexts

The Periglacial Landsystem

The Glacial Landsystem

Periglacial & Glacial Sediments

Periglacial & Glacial Landforms & Structures

Quaternary Engineering Geology Case Studies

Field Study

Quantitative Risk Assessment & Probabilistic Modeling

 A one day CPD course explaining hazard, vulnerability and risk together with Quantitative Risk Assessment and Monte Carlo Simulation.

Syllabus:

Definitions

Qualitative Hazard Assessment

Semi-Quantitative Hazard Assessment

Risk Registers

Quantitative Risk Assessment

Monte Carlo Simulation

Other Risk Assessment Tools

Landslides & Slope Stability

 A one day CPD course explaining landslides, their occurrence, assessment & remediation.

Syllabus:

Contexts & Definitions

Descriptive Schemes

Landslide Types

Slope Stabilisation Techniques

Case Studies

Opportunity for Fieldwork

Contaminated Land Assessment & Remediation

 A one day CPD course explaining the definition of contaminated land, its risk-based assessment & potential remediation.

Syllabus:

Definitions

Source - Pathway - Target

Desk Study & Data Sources

The Walkover Survey

Developing & Visualizing the Conceptual Site Model

Human Health Risk Assessment

Management & Remediation Technologies

Adult Education Courses

Workers Education Association Courses

A variety of 10 week (2 hours per session) courses on various aspects of the geology of southern England and Geological Hazards.

Courses offered on:

Geology of the South Downs National Park

Geology of Dorset and Lulworth Cove

Geology of the Isle of Wight

An Introduction to Geological Hazards

University of Portsmouth MSc & MRes Projects

Contact Information

Phone:  023 92842248          Email:  dave.giles@port.ac.uk

Address:  School of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Burnaby Building, University of Portsmouth,  Portsmouth, PO1 3QL

Contact Information

Phone:  023 92842248          Email:  dave.giles@port.ac.uk

Address:  School of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Burnaby Building, University of Portsmouth,  Portsmouth, PO1 3QL