Practical Site Engineering: Science and Techniques

Registration Eligibility
None
Start Date
06/27/2018
End Date
06/27/2018
Description
This is a 6.5 hour live lecture presentation with the instructors and students together in the same room. It will be conducted in a handicap-accessible conference room with ample seating space and writing surface for all attendees. Bound written materials, authored by the faculty, will be distributed to all participants at the program. Attendance will be monitored and reported to LA/CES.

This course covers the multiple purposes of site design, the role of green infrastructure in face of uncertain climate, applications of green infrastructure, and water and stormwater capture.
Location
Johnston, IA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Site Planning
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
6.50
Learning Outcomes
Learners will be able to explain the importance of understanding the role of soils, soil characteristics, soil classification, engineering properties, and underlying geological conditions before undertaking a site development project.

Learners will be able to identify and describe the multiple community benefits of green infrastructure, including reduced stormwater runoff, water quality enhancement, improved flood control, enriched bio-diversity, and enriched community aesthetics.

Learners will be able to identify the applications of green infrastructure, describe how it manages water quality and controls flooding, and explain why green infrastructure efforts must be inspected and maintained to assure long-term success.

Learners will be able to apply techniques to capture and reuse water and stormwater using best management practices.
Instructors
Dan Marner, Rick Bednarek, James Patchett, Pat Sauer, Brad Aldrich, Jim Host, Hohn Hager, Bambi Yost
Website Registration
Course Codes
062818JTON
Provider
HalfMoon Education Inc.


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