This course summarizes the five main processes in the management of contaminated sites: site audit, site investigation, risk assessment, sampling, and treatment and monitoring. Further, it gives students the necessary knowledge and skills to perform a site audit. Case histories will be used as examples to demonstrate the principles of environmental site assessments (ESAs) and environmental audits (EAs). In addition, this course highlights the importance of site characterization in terms of soil, water, and sediment, as an essential and integral part of the overall management of contaminated sites. It also focuses on the role of the site investigator in the implementation of a phased planning approach to obtain proper data to characterize site contamination, evaluate remedial alternatives and assess risks.
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