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Land Contamination 2016

21 March 2016
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Event type:
Conference, Lecture
Organised by:
Southern Wales Regional Group
Cardiff University, Main Building, Parc Place, CF10 3AT
Event status:
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The Geological Society is holding a one day conference in Cardiff on Monday 21 March 2016 focusing on land contamination.

As part of the Geological Society’s ‘Year of Water’ this one day meeting will discuss the latest policy and how new technology can benefit the management, regulation, assessment and characterisation of land affected by contamination


  • State of Contaminated Land -  Matt Llewhellin, Natural Resources Wales
  • Ground Gas and Vapour – An Update on the UK’s New Guidance and How It Can Be Used - Sarah Mortimer, The Environmental Protection Group
  • Sustainable remediation options in a changing environment - Alison Carruthers, MottMacDonald. 
  • Removal of a Part 2A designation - Richard Blaney, dbremediation. 
  • Environmental geophysical methods applied to the 3D mapping of ground contamination – Peter Brabham, Cardiff University. 
  • The use of UAV technology to assess ground conditions and improve ground models and risk assessments - Alex Egan ESI. 
  • Quantifying the loss of available groundwater resource associated with point-source contamination - Tim Bartlett, Advisian WorleyParsons Group.
  • Using Digital 3D models for complete contamination assessment - Yolande Macklin - ARUP. 
  • Coed Darcy: A Catalyst for regional regeneration - Mike Poland, Atkins Ltd. 
  • Remediation of chlorinated solvents during large scale redevelopment - Neil Hopkins, Celtic 
  • Ensuring Sustainable Remediation through the use of Early, Detailed Investigation Techniques - Zoe Miller, Grontmij 
  • SoBRA Register of Risk Assessors. - Tim Cawood, The Society for Brownfield Risk Assessment. 
  • CL:AIRE The future of sustainable reuse of land - Rob Sweeny, CL:AIRE. 
  • Introducing the national quality mark scheme - Matt Whitehead, Environment Agency.

Who will benefit from this conference?

  • Environmental Regulators
  • Environmental Consultants
  • Remediation contractors
  • Research and academic institutions
  • Local and Central Government


Members of CL:Aire ( can also benefit from the lower Fellows rate for registration.

Price includes buffet lunch and morning and afternoon refreshments

Registration rates

£ 100.00
£ 125.00

Convenor Contact

Gareth Farr

Tel: 02920 521962

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