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PG Workshop

September 25, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

To assist candidates in their preparations for ASBOG tests and professional geologist registration, the Atlanta Geological Society offers monthly workshops featuring speakers who review important geologic principles. This month’s session is on Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology.

Subject: Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology

Speaker: Jim Kennedy, Ph.D., P.G.

Dr. Kennedy is the Georgia State Geologist and holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in physics and geophysical sciences from Georgia Tech and a Ph.D. in geology from Texas A&M where he did research on reclaimed lignite mines. As State Geologist, he has worked on the Coastal Sound Science Initiative to manage salt-water intrusion into the Upper Floridan aquifer, permitting of coastal groundwater supply wells, and the State Water Plan. He also has provided expert testimony at the Office of State Administrative Hearings in support of landfill, quarry, and water withdrawal permits issued by the
Georgia Environmental Protection Division. Prior to joining the EPD, Dr. Kennedy worked as a consultant and conducted engineering geology, groundwater supply, and environmental remediation projects in various areas of the United States and Europe

Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021

Time: 10:00 am until 12:00 pm

Place: Online webinar hosted by Scott Harris of Fernbank Science Center – registration information below

Registration: To receive the zoom link and password, please send an email message to abigail.s.knapp@gmail.com.

This online workshop is open to current AGS members. Signing up for AGS Membership is easy and offers many benefits! For more information, go to our website at atlantageologicalsociety.org or visit us on Facebook.


September 25, 2021
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Atlanta Geological Society
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