Solinst Announces 2013 Groundwater Monitoring Symposium

The 2013 Symposium will be held Nov. 7, 2013

Solinst Canada Ltd., manufacturer of groundwater and surface water monitoring instrumentation, announced the 2013 Symposium on “High Resolution, Depth-Discrete Groundwater Monitoring – Benefits & Importance.”

Following the success of their three previous events, this is the fourth Symposium to be held at their facility, located in Georgetown, Ontario Canada. The 2013 Symposium will be held Nov. 7, 2013, with a new one-day format. It will feature the following guest speaker lineup:

  • • Dr. Gary Wealthall, GeoSyntec Consultants: "Symposium Introduction: History of the Evolution of High Resolution Tools and Methods for Groundwater Monitoring”
  • • Dr. Patryk Quinn, University of Guelph: “Hydraulic Testing in Fractured Sedimentary Rock for Contaminant Hydrogeology Studies”
  • • Dr. Richard Amos, University of Waterloo: “Diavik Waste-Rock Research Project: High Resolution Gas Pressure and Concentration Monitoring”
  • • Dr. Kent Novakowski, Queens University: “Developing Conceptual Models for Flow and Transport in Bedrock Aquifers Using Depth-Discrete Hydraulic and Tracer Transport Measurements”
  • • Dr. Jessica Meyer, University of Guelph: “A High Resolution Vertical Gradient Profile Approach for Delineation of Hydrogeologic Units at a Contaminated Fractured Sedimentary Rock Field Site”

A round table discussion, moderated by Gary Wealthall, will be held at the close of the symposium. It will encourage open discussion with all attendees and the panel of speakers participating in the symposium. It will allow attendees to discuss high-resolution tools, methodologies, applications and benefits.

To view the full Symposium agenda, including speaker bios, as well as registration information and past conference highlights, visit:

Solinst Canada

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