Discussion Meeting: VOCs and Soil - Investigation and Remediation
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Discussion Meeting: VOCs and Soil - Investigation and Remediation

When: Monday, 18 February 2019
13:30- 16:30
Where: Edinburgh campus
Heriot-Watt University
Edinburgh EH14 4AS
United Kingdom

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Event Overview

With a new British Standard ‘Taking soil samples for the determination of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) — Specification’ scheduled for publication in 2019, the Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES) are hosting an afternoon discussion meeting in collaboration with the British Society of Soil Science (BSSS) on the 18th February, to discuss VOCs in soil in the context of contaminated land investigation and remediation.



13:30-13:40 Welcome


13:40-14:10 Andy Condron, ERS Ltd - Investigation of sites with VOCs

14:10-14:40 Jenny Davies, Concept Life Sciences -  Challenges and developments in VOC in soil analysis: lab perspective

14:40-15:10 Coffee break

15:10-15:40 Ivonne Hughes, SEPA - VOCs fate and behaviour removal challenges in the soil profile

15:40-16:00 JP Renaud, ERS Ltd - VOC in soils and groundwater – an overview of remedial approaches and challenges

16:00 Q&A session

16:30 Close

Who should attend?

Environmental scientists | Expert practitioners | Remediators | Consultants | Researchers and academics | BSSS members | IES members | Local and regional government officials | NGOs | Professional bodies


To find out more and book your place, please visit the IES website


The Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES) are a professional body licensed by the Society for the Environment to award Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) and Registered Environmental Technician (REnvTech) status 


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