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PG Candidate Workshop: Engineering Geology
July 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Professional Geologist Candidate Workshop: Engineering Geology
Open to AGS members (to join go to: https://atlantageologicalsociety.org/member-benefits-4/
When: 10am-noon, July 29
Join via zoom: AGS members contact Ben Black for login info: [email protected]
Course description: As part of our monthly workshop series, AGS will offer a two-hour class on July 29 on the topic of Engineering Geology. It will cover Soil Mechanics and Soil Strength Testing (Laboratory and Field Methods), Geologic Hazards (Slope Stability, Earthquakes, etc.), Engineering Geological Mapping, Site Investigation, and time permitting a brief introduction to Rock Mechanics. A certificate of completion for continuing education will be offered for attendees that are Professional Geologists in need of CEUs/PDH.
Instructor: Ben Black has over 26 years of experience in engineering geology, hydrogeological, and geotechnical assessment and analysis. He has a B.S. in Geology from Eastern Michigan University, an M.S. in Geological Engineering from the University of Idaho, and a Certificate in Applied Geotechnics from the University of Idaho. He is a Registered Professional Geologist in eight states and a Registered Professional Engineer in seven states.