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Glacial Deposits of New Jersey

ONLINE COURSE

Course Code: EW0111WA21

Glacial Deposits Environmental Training


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Date & Time

April 20, 2021
9:00am - 2:00 pm EDT (Log-in time: 8:30am EDT)

PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO UPLOAD A PHOTO OF YOURSELF HOLDING YOUR GOVERNMENT ISSUED PHOTO ID (passport, driver’s license, municipal, or county ID) BEFORE YOU BEGIN THE COURSE.

Description

Glacial aquifers provide about 40% of the groundwater supply in northern New Jersey. These aquifers can be highly productive, but they are also susceptible to depletion and pollution due to their small size, locally high permeability, and proximity to the surface. Management and assessment of this valuable groundwater resource starts with an understanding of the geology involved. The quantity and flowpaths of water in the aquifers, and the recharge of water in the aquifers, are determined by the location and extent of permeable sand and gravel aquifer beds and impermeable silt, clay, and till confining beds. The geologic environment and physical processes leading to the deposition of these beds helps to determine their distribution as well.

Program Topics
The online lectures and accompanying course materials will:

  • Provide an overview of the glacial geology of NJ, including the distribution, thickness, and lithology of tills, glacial lake, and glacial stream sediment.

  • Describe the processes by which glacial sediment is deposited and the physical character of the sediment itself.

  • Outline the stratigraphy and hydrogeologic behavior of the several types of glacial aquifers in NJ.

  • Review the well yields, specific capacities, hydraulic conductivities, storativities, flowpaths, and recharge routes for glacial aquifers in NJ.

Although this course is designed for the non-specialist, some familiarity with introductory geologic concepts is helpful.

Instructors
Dr. Gail Ashley, Dept. of Earth & Planetary Sciences, Rutgers University
Dr. Scott Stanford, Dept. of Earth & Planetary Sciences, Rutgers University

Continuing Education Credits

In addition to 0.5 Rutgers CEUs, this environmental training course is approved for the following credits:

NJ Health Officers & Registered Environmental Health Specialists: Rutgers University, NJAES, Office of Continuing Professional Education has been approved by the NJ Department of Health as a provider of NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs). Participants who complete this course wil be awarded 5.0 CEs.

NJ Professional Engineers: 5 Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) Credits

NJ Licensed Site Remediation Professionals (LSRP): 5 Technical CECs

NJ Licensed Water Operators ONLY: 5 TCHs (Approval #01-122001-01)

This course is eligible toward PDHs for Pennsylvania Professional Geologists.

Fees
Registration Fee $295.00  
Cancellation Fee $60.00  

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.

Meals

No meals will be provided.

Accessing this Online Course

This online class will be delivered via Zoom.

Please note that you will be prompted to upload a picture of yourself holding your government-issued photo ID before you begin the course. The photo must be clear enough that we can read the name and verify that the person pictured on the ID is in fact the person holding it. An OCPE staff member will review the picture and verify your identity.

Equipment you will need to access this training:

  • A computer, tablet, or smartphone
  • Microphone is not necessary (all students will be muted on entry; you can use the "chat function" to type your questions and interact with the instructor)
  • Webcam is optional but not necessary
  • Speaker is optional but not necessary (you will be able to listen to the presentation by dialing in on your phone if your computer does not have a speaker)

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Program Coordinator: Pamela Springard-Mayer, 848-932-7463
Administrative Assistant: Jackie Findra, 848-932-7180