SCLF Conference 2016

“7th Annual Conference on the Advances in Land Contamination Assessment and Remediation”

Thanks again to our presenters and sponsors at the Conference and for the Sighthill TRA site walkover, and The University of Strathclyde for hosting the event. Presentations from the conference, where available, are below.  Sighthill presentations can be found here.

Conference Presentations

Laura-Jayne Ellis, University of BirminghamNanosafety: the risks and regulations and the need for reference materials

Will Fardon, i2 Analytical Laboratory asbestos testing and respirable fibres

Kevin Bayle, University of GlasgowA step towards understanding the degradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by the microbial community

Mark Cave, British Geological Survey “Assessing the effects of urban soil geochemistry on human wellbeing”

Ziyad Abu Nada, University of Cambridge “Time-related performance of soil mix constructed permeable reactive barriers:  a field study”

Stephen Owen, RSK Environmental “The effective use of non-intrusive techniques to maximise value from traditional methods of site investigation”

Paul Gribble, ALcontrol Ltd “An analytical technique which will allow assessment of total PFAS load in a sample”     

Todd Houlahan, Olympus Scientific Solutions “Portable XRF in contaminated land investigations – parallels with minerals industry applications”

Amy Parekh-Pross & Phil Hellier, ChemTest “Understanding the statistical uncertainty of laboratory data” –

Robin Mackenzie, Perth & Kinross Council “Selection of appropriate data quality objectives in gasworks site characterization using high resolution data”

This year’s conference was sponsored by RAW Group, ALS, I2 Analytical Services, Chemtest, and Ground Gas Solutions.