Classes, Workshops, 

Seminars & Short Courses 



CLASSES 

Workshops Available

1) Cost Allocation of Environmental Remediation and Mitigation Measures. One of the issues with litigation settlement of remediation claims is the equitable cost allocation of past and future costs for cleanup. Other topics to be discussed include environmental valuation, assessment and determination of financial responsibility using forensic evidence and other methods when standard chemical release documentation is not available.  The basis of this workshop is the upcoming book, Cost Allocation for Environmental Projects; in press, James Jacobs.


2)  Environmental Aspects of Oil Spills and Gas Leaks, based on the McGraw-Hill book, Oil Spills and Gas Leaks, by Testa and Jacobs, 2014.


3)  Recycling Oil Field Wastes, Bioremediation of Oil Field Soils and Sludges, and Soil Recycling using Cold Mix Asphalt Processing, and Innovative Water Treatments, based on McGraw-Hill book, Oil Spills and Gas Leaks, by Testa and Jacobs, 2014 and selected soil recycling chapters of the Wiley book, Acid Mine Drainage, Rock Drainage, and Acid Sulfate Soils Jacobs, Lehr and Testa, 2014.  This class could occur in the field, if we have a demonstration area and appropriate vendors to perform some of the processes.  


4)  Environmental Aspects of Hydraulic Fracturing Operations and Oil and Gas Production, based on the Wiley Book, Fracking: Environmental Protection and Development of Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources (in press), Jacobs and Testa.


5)  Mitigation of Acid Mine Drainage During Mining and Land Development, including mining, based on the Wiley book, Acid Mine Drainage, Rock Drainage, and Acid Sulfate Soils, ed. Jacobs, Lehr and Testa, 2014.  


6)  Qualified Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan Practitioner (QSP) and Developer (QSD), per the CASQA - California Stormwater Quality Association taught by James A. Jacobs, ToR QSD/QSP, a Trainer of Record.

CLASSES TAUGHT

Graduate Classes and Seminars 


SRTMU: Risk-Based Subsurface Environmental Management and Sustainable Remediation; Geology Department, Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Nanded, India. Lecture hours: 42; participants: 45 students; Year: 2012; Co-teachers: Chin Man Mok and Stephen Baker; Projects.


GIS: Analysis and Sustainable Remediation of Environmental Resources; Government Institute of Science, Department of Geology, Government Institute of Science, Aurangabad, India. Lecture hours: 16; participants: 30 students; Year: 2012; Co-teachers: Stephen Baker; Lectures.


TUM: Risk-Based Subsurface Environmental Management, Engineering Department, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany. Lecture hours: 30; participants: 18 students; Year: December, 2011; Co-teachers: Chin Man Mok, and Ravi Arulanantham; Exams and Projects.


UCBE: X-451: University of California, Berkeley Extension, Berkeley Campus, California: 7 session graduate class titled Sustainable Remediation of Soil and Groundwater. Lecture hours: 32; participants: 8 students; Year: Fall 2011; Exams and Projects.


UCBE: X-451: University of California, Berkeley Extension, San Francisco Campus, California: 7 session graduate class titled Sustainable Remediation of Soil and Groundwater. Lecture hours: 32; participants: 12 students; Year: Spring 2011; Exams and Projects.


UWI – EM643: University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica, Geology Department:
4-week daily graduate class titled Environmental Engineering: Sampling, Assessment and Remediation. The course was a required class for a master's degree in Contaminant Hydrogeology, Environmental Science and Risk Management. Lecture hours: 80; participants: 13 students; Year: March, 2004; Exams and Projects.
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NIVERSITY SHORT COURSES TAUGHT


ACE: Remediation of Contaminated Soils and Groundwater: The California Experience. Engineering Department, Afeka College of Engineering in Tel Aviv, Israel. Lecture hours: 40; participants: 28 students; Year: 2008; Co-teachers: Ravi Arulanantham, Chin Man Mok, and Ami Adini.


UWI: Risked-Based Corrective Action, Risk Assessment, and In-Situ Remediation and Natural Attenuation Processes; Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica and UWI Geology Department, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus (near Kingston, Jamaica). Lecture hours: 24; participants: 35 students; Year: March 2004; Co-teachers: Ravi Arulanantham and Roger Brewer.


UWI: Environmental Sampling and Remediation Workshop; Geology Department, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus (near Kingston, Jamaica). Lecture hours: 8; participants: 15 students; Year: February 2003.

PROFESSIONAL WORKSHOPS TAUGHT
2010, “In-Well Stripping/Recirculation and Two-Phase Extraction Methods, Application and Enhancement for Groundwater and Soil Remediation” A four hour Short Course presentation, 20th International Conference on Soils, Sediments, Water, and Energy and AEHS Foundation Annual Meeting 2010, San Diego, California, March 15-18, 2010; Co-teachers: Mehmet Pehlivan and Philip G. Mihopoulos,


2009, “Risked Based Corrective Action (RBCA) Grows Up: Introduction to Environmental Hazard Evaluation and Advanced Approaches for Site Investigations.” A four hour Short Course presentation, Association for Environmental Health and Sciences, 2009, National Meeting, San Diego, California, Co-teachers: Roger Brewer, and Jason Brodersen.


2009, “Two-Phase Extraction Methods, Application for Groundwater and Soil Remediation” A four hour Short Course presentation, American Institute of Professional Geologists, 2009 National Meeting, Grand Junction, Colorado; Co-teachers: Mehmet Pehlivan.


2008, “Two-Phase Extraction Methods, Application for Groundwater and Soil Remediation” A four hour Short Course presentation, The 6th International Conference, Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compound, Monterey, California, May 19-22, 2008. Organized by Battelle, Columbus, Ohio; Co-teachers: Mehmet Pehlivan.




James A. Jacobs, P.G., C.H.G.

email: jjacobs@clearwatergroup.com

cell: 510-590-1098

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RESOURCE Geologist / Environmental SCIENTIST

James A. Jacobs, P.G., C.H.G.

James A. Jacobs, P.G., C.H.G.

email: jjacobs@clearwatergroup.com

cell: 510-590-1098

Copyright © 2018 All Rights Reserved