Title: Full Report of the NICOLE Workshop: Data Acquisition for a Good Conceptual Site Model, 10 – 12 May 2006, Carcassonne, France 
Resource Type: document --> technical publication --> proceedings / conference paper(s) 
Country: EU Projects 
Year of publication: 2006 
Availability: Meeting Report 
Author 1/Producer: NICOLE - Networkfor Industrially Contaminated Land in Europe 
Other Authors/Producers: Bardos, R.P. 
Author / Producer Type: Professional / trade / industry associations, institutes or networks 
Publisher: NICOLE Secretariat 
Publisher City: TNO, 7300 AH Apeldoorn, The Netherlands 
Report / download web link (=direct link): http://www.nicole.org  
Format (e.g. PDF): PDF 
Size: (e.g. 20mb) 934 
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Contaminated land-->Site investigation-->Conceptual site model
Contaminated land-->Site investigation-->Methods
Contaminated land-->Site investigation-->Sampling and analysis
Contaminated land-->Site investigation-->Sampling strategy
Contaminated land-->Site investigation-->Site investigation overview
Short description: Invited papers at this workshop in Carcassonne, southern France, presented examples from real contaminated land case studies to emphasise the importance of good quality data acquisition for the development of robust and appropriate conceptual site models, combining information on geology, biology and the chemistry of the subsoil. The emphasis was on innovative and cost effective data collection methods in support of the site management decision making processes rather than “wanting to know what is in the soil”. The workshop included an excursion to the area of a former gold mine that has been undergoing an extensive remediation programme which is nearing completion. A range of presentations were given on-site illustrating some of the remediation methods tested and employed. 
Link to Project(s): NICOLE Network for Industrially Contaminated Land In Europe
Link to Organisation(s): NICOLE Network for Industrially Contaminated Land in Europe
Link to News Items(s):   NICOLE Meeting Report on Site Characterisation Published
Submitted By: Professor Paul Bardos WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 20/04/2008

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