Register now for AEG’s Short Course on Soil Stratigraphy, presented by Glenn Borchardt on Friday, June 10th and Saturday, June 11th, 2016.
Students will learn how to improve their trench and outcrop logs and descriptions of soils uncovered during seismic investigations. The course is taught by Dr. Glenn Borchardt, a recognized expert in the fields of paleoseismology and pedology.
Dr. Borchardt is the Principal Soil Scientist for Soil Tectonics, Berkeley, California. Dr. Borchardt has a Ph.D. in Soil Mineralogy from Oregon State University, an M.S. in Clay Mineralogy from the University of Wisconsin, and a B.S. in Soil Science from the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Borchardt is a Certified Professional Soil Scientist.
The course consists of classroom lecture on Friday, June 10. Saturday June 11 includes a trip to examine exposures at Point Pinole Regional shoreline.
Friday, June 10th, 8am-5pm - Lecture at Preservation Park (Ginn House Large Parlor), 1233 Preservation Park Way, Oakland, CA 94612. Lunch is “on your own”.
Saturday, June 11th, 8am-5pm - Field exercise will be held at Point Pinole Regional Park, 5551 Giant Hwy, Richmond, CA 94806. Lunch is provided.
$350 for AEG members, $400 for non-members, lunch included on Saturday only.
This short course is expected to be popular and is limited to 30 people, so reserve your spot today!