LQM is a specialist environmental consultancy based in Nottingham (UK) with an international reputation for assessing and managing the risks posed to human health and the environment by contaminants in soil. Increasingly this is being done within a context of sustainable development and specifically sustainable brownfield regeneration.

We provide consultancy, peer review and expert witness services, contract research and training courses on all aspects of the management of land contamination to problem holders, developers and local government.

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Archive: Sep 2019

  1. ***NEW*** Survey on GIS Skills in Contaminated Land & LQM GIS web-bytes launched

    Take the GIS Skills Survey

    Following on from the results of our Digital Skills in Contaminated Land** survey earlier in the summer, LQM are running a follow-up survey focused on GIS skills in the Contaminated Land / Brownfield Sector.
    The main objectives are:
    1) Obtain industry practitioner viewpoints of the importance of GIS tools for every day work tasks.
    2) Raise awareness of training initiatives to demonstrate the ability of developing staff data science skills to increase productivity and improve project outcomes.

    ** Digital Skills Survey Results, published 21 May 2019

    LQM GIS web-bytes for Contaminated Land
    If you have never used a GIS in anger before or stuck for inspiration then take a look at one of the LQM GIS web-bytes before (or after) taking the survey.
    LQM have produced these short videos to clearly demonstrate and talk you through just some of the innovative ways of viewing and interrogating your site investigation data with the use of the QGIS software.
    Feedback and/or suggestions for further web-bytes welcome!

    View the LQM GIS web-bytes (nominal charge applies):

    Viewing your Site Photographs (12 minutes running time)

    Viewing your Borehole Logs (12 minutes running time)

    Site Zoning Using Risk Assessment Criteria (18 minutes running time)

    Details on all upcoming Courses, Professional Practice Webinars and Early Career Briefings at: www.lqm.co.uk/training