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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Webinar Recording: Geology 101 (Early Career Briefings)


This webinar is aimed at early career professionals who do not have a background in geology. The webinar outlines the basic information needed about a site's geology to inform a conceptual site model, and where to find this information. It forms a sound foundation for what will need to be a career long learning journey.

This LQM Early Career Briefing forms part of LQM's continued commitment to raising standards among practitioners and regulators, at all stages of their career.

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This webinar covered:

  • background in geology for contaminated land
  • outline the geological information needed to inform a conceptual site model
  • show you what sources of geological information are available

By the end of the webinar, you will better understand:

  • the importance of geology for contaminated land assessments 
  • how to develop your conceptual site model
  • what sources of geological information are out there

January 2020

"Highly detailed, very easy to follow" (Consultant)

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