September 13

3:30 p.m. room 1528 North University Building

U of M Smith Lecture Series:
The Other Green Gas
Sources of Water Vapor, from Lakes to Leaves, from a Surface Measurement Perspective
Speaker: Peter Blanken from University of Colorado, Boulder 

September 18

Guest Lecture, 12:30 p.m. 219 Mark Jefferson

All are invited to attend EMU Alumnus (Geology BS, 1991) Michael Kovacich's lecture.  He will provide an overview of Tetra Tech, a global environmental consulting and engineering company with 20,000 employees and then discuss a remediation case study involving groundwater contaminated with Trichloroethylene (TCE). The project involved the use of in situ enhanced biological reductive dechlorination treat a 9,500 long TCE groundwater plume.

September 22

LEED Green Associate Training, 1-4:30 p.m. at the University of Michigan Bob and Betty Beyster Building - Room 1199

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is simply a sustainability scorecard for green buildings. Buildings can become LEED Certified as can people! Boost your resume up with the LEED Green Associate, the only professional designation to show employers and clients you have certified knowledge in the field.

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October 2

Important Writing Skills for Careers in the Enviromental Industry, 1–2 p.m.

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Speakers will discuss skills that are developed during undergraduate or graduate academic training, types of written products that are developed by geoscientists in the environmental consulting industry, training and professional development opportunities for improving and expanding writing skills and advice for students on how to acquire the needed writing skills as they prepare for and pursue their career path.

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