Monday, November 11, 2013

Florida State Geologist to brief NRC panel on sinkhole characterization

Florida State Geologist Jon Arthur will brief the National Research Council's Committee on Geological and Geotechnical Engineering on the issue of sinkholes, on November 14, in Washington DC.  The Committee agenda follows:

Committee on Geological and Geotechnical Engineering
Board on Earth Sciences and Resources
National Research Council of the National Academies
Meeting, November 13-14, 2013

The Keck Center of the National Academies, 500 Fifth Street, NW, Washington, D.C.                       

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November 14, 2013
Geotechnical and Policy Issues Related to Sinkhole Characterization and Remediation
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (ROOM 103)

Edward Kavazanjian, Ph.D., COGGE Chair

9:10                  Opening Presentations
Jonathon Arthur, Ph.D., Florida State Geologist
Robert Brinkmann, Ph.D., Hofstra University, Department of Geology, Environment and Sustainability
Dennis Hiltunen, Ph.D., University of Florida, Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure and Environment
Robert K. Denton, Jr., GeoConcepts Engineering, Inc.

10:50                Break

11:00                Discussion—Is there a role for the National Research Council?

Noon                Lunch served in room—Continued Discussion

2:00                  Break

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