Interpreting the Sedimentary Record: Theory and Field Methods

The United States Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE), and the Great Lakes Commission (GLC) are pleased to present a week-long, advanced course on sedimentation in the Great Lakes basin, entitled “Interpreting the Sedimentary Record: Theory and Field Methods.”

This workshop is suitable for professionals responsible for managing sediment in rivers and watersheds and will include a mix of classroom and field sessions. You will learn about the different types of sediment and how to identify and interpret them in the field, sediment dating and sampling methods, and other tools to glean information about managing sediment in your river system.

Please visit or contact Michael Schneider at the Great Lakes Commission (734-971-9135 or to obtain a registration form and an agenda for the course. A registration fee of $150 will cover all breaks, beverage service, and lunches for the week; transportation to field sites; canoe rental (for field session); icebreaker event; and movie night. Advance registration is required for the workshop. Space is limited – so please register by Monday, July 21, 2014.

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Date: Jul 28, 2014 - Aug 01, 2014

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