When a project begins, a complete understanding of the dredging or land reclamation site is the most critical, essential knowledge you can possess. Are you properly equipped with the full capability to investigate a project site? If you even slightly hesitate in answering this question then this is the course for you. Arm yourself with the knowledge and ability to make your project a success.
Overview of popular site investigation techniques and a description of a classic case of dredging and reclamation
Look at specific aspects of a case learn best practice site investigation
Take control of site investigation: Analyse what you see and the problems you should expect
Synthesis of the process: Design an “ideal” site investigation
Address seafloor mapping, sub-bottom structures and environmental impacts
About Your Workshop Leader:
CEO of G-Tec and visiting Professor of Geophysics at the University of Leuven, Lucien Halleux is a qualified geological engineer from the University of Liège (Belgium) and holds a PhD in geophysical engineering. He has 30 years experience in Engineering Geology and Geophysics. In 1993 he founded G-Tec. The company designs, carries out and interprets site investigation campaigns. Recent assignments include numerous marine projects involving dredging and land reclamation such as the deepening of Panama Canal, harbour infrastructures and renewable offshore energy projects all over the world.
Lucien is also active in applied R&D. He developed several innovative applications of geophysical techniques, some of which are protected by patents. He is (co)author of 30 papers in international journals and congresses.
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