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WORKSHOP: Prevention is Better than Cure: the Causes, Consequences and Control of Soil Erosion in Mine Rehabilitation

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This one day workshop held prior to Mine Closure Conference will be presented as a series of interactive presentations and participatory exercises. On successful completion of this workshop, participants will be able to: Understand the role of soil erosion and its control in landscape reclamation and restoration; Understand the drivers, mechanics and processes of erosion of slope forming materials; Undertake erosion risk assessment using a range of techniques, including the use of erosion prediction models (practical exercise; Recognise the on-site and off-site impacts of erosion and sediment production; Understand the principles of soil erosion control and soil conservation; Select, design and evaluate appropriate techniques for the protection of soil and other slope forming materials, using vegetation, inert materials and/or engineering structures (case study exercise).
Speaker(s) Prof Jane Rickson and Dr Rob Simmons, Cranfield University, UK
Location Sofitel Brisbane Central Hotel, Brisbane, Australia
Contact Australian Centre for Geomechanics, Irene Neskudla <[email protected] > : 08 6488 3300
URL https://www.mineclosure2012.com/associated_workshops
Start Sat, 22 Sep 2012 08:00
End Sat, 22 Sep 2012 17:00
RSVP RSVP is required.
Submitted by Matylda Thomas <[email protected]>
Last Updated Wed, 20 Jun 2012 13:55
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