GeoPro Talks: Creosote Legacy

“Creosote Legacy” back by popular demand: Reidar Zapf-Gilje talks about coal tar and creosote uses for wood preservation and the legacy of contamination that resulted. The recorded Talk covers the properties that makes coal tar and creosote contamination so problematic, and presents some Canadian case studies. The case studies illustrate investigation techniques, remediation solutions and human […]

GeoPro Talks – Dry Cleaners Re-Visited

Dry Cleaners Revisited is back by popular demand! Dry cleaners in urban environments remain one of the most common and difficult types of contaminated sites to investigate and remediate. In this recorded Talk, Guy Patrick re-visits some of the interesting and challenging properties of DNAPL solvents such as tetrachloroethylene. He guides us through some the […]

GeoPro Talks: Rethinking Relocation: Creating a Resource from Excess Soil

This interesting talk by Peter Reid. Peter is the CEO of GRT, a BC-based waste-to-resource company that produces clean, regenerated aggregates from excess soils. Before GRT, Peter was the VP, Site Assessment and Remediation at Hemmera. Peter is a past President of CSAP and has won several awards over his career for contributions to the field of Contaminated Sites Remediation […]

GeoPro Talks: Imposex in the City

As practitioners in the contaminated sites field, we know that exposure to various chemicals at concentrations above a certain threshold is bad. Sometimes, however, we do not know why they are bad.  The objective of this presentation is to provide high level information related to the “bad” (i.e. toxicity). It focuses on aquatic ecological exposures […]