The Workforce Program hosts webinars on a variety of topics related to the geosciences, ranging from career development topics and economics of geoscience to topics of interest to support the success of geoscience academic departments.
This webinar course will focus on how to use Membrane Interface Probe sensor results in combination with soil and groundwater analytical results to map the distribution of volatile organic chemical non aqueous phase liquids. This presentation is aimed at teaching geologists involved in assessment and remediation work how to improve project outcomes.
This webinar will highlight the best practice followed in mineral resource assessment by many mining companies in order to get the best predictable resource estimation of a mineral deposit. The topics include data-collection, storage and ownership, geological modeling, drill hole data analyses (compositing, capping / high grade data analyses), application of geostatistics, grade estimation, resource classification and reporting. With some real but anonymous examples the topics will be explained.
Everyone is in favor of good moral and professional ethical behavior but few have thought about them rigorously. What constitutes common morality and professional ethics? This webinar will explore the basic concepts and definitions of and the differences between common morality and professional ethics. This includes the distinction between moral rules and moral ideals. What steps are used to determine the legitimate basis for an allowable violation of a moral or ethical rule? What is the relationship between ethical behavior and integrity? Case histories will illustrate the concepts presented and the methodology of ethical analysis.