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Solinst to host fourth-annual symposium

August 14, 2013  By Administrator

Aug. 13, 2013, Georgetown, ON – Solinst is hosting the 2013 Symposium on the benefits and importance of high resolution, depth-discrete ground water monitoring.

The fourth annual event will take place on Nov. 7 with a new one-day format. It will feature the following speaker line-up:

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 discussion. It will allow attendees to discuss high-resolution tools, methodologies, applications and benefits.

Registration forms can be downloaded from the Solinst website, or call to register at (905) 873-2255. To view the full Symposium agenda, including speaker bios, as well as registration information and past conference highlights, visit:

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