Groundwater – Our Hidden Asset – Sept 13-14 – Birmingham

A two-day conference to celebrate the International Association of Hydrogeologists 60th anniversary and the Geological Society Year of Water, hosted by the University of Birmingham. The conference will incorporate the Ineson Lecture and re-launch of Groundwater our Hidden Asset supported by the Groundwater Forum. The conference has four broad topic areas: Groundwater and energy Groundwater…

Dick Downing Memorial Lecture rescheduled – 8th July 2015, GeolSoc, London

Groundwater: Our Hidden Asset. Recent developments in hydrogeology, built upon the legacy of Dick Downing 8 July 2015 – The Geological Society, Burlington House, London Richard Allen (‘Dick’) Downing, who died in 2013, was a geological polymath who worked for most of career as a hydrogeologist, making contributions on almost every aspect of the science.…

2014 Ineson Lecture – 6th October, Burlington House

Hydrocarbon impacts to groundwater resources Jim Barker, Emeritus Professor, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences – University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Professor Barker has extensive research experience in groundwater contamination by organic chemicals, especially petroleum hydrocarbons and industrial chemicals. He will talk about the processes that control the subsurface migration and fate of organic…

What can hydrogeologists contribute to safe water supply and poverty reduction?

Hydrogeologists without Borders UK Hydrogeological Group of the Geological Society International Association of Hydrogeologists *** Registration now open *** 5th June 2014 Burlington House, London Groundwater plays a key role in the provision of reliable water supplies in many less-developed regions of the world. Due to its complexity, a detailed understanding of the groundwater environment…