CL:AIRE, the independent organisation promoting sustainable land reuse, has published new guidance on applying statistics to land contamination decision making entitled “Professional guidance: comparing soil contamination data with a critical concentration.” RSK is proud to have been represented on the steering group for the new guidance and to have funded the project along with the Soil and Groundwater Technology Association (SAGTA), the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and the Environment Agency.
A research paper co-authored by WRc Consultant Scientist Vicki Bewes has been investigating how changes in winter weather patterns are impacting on salmon and trout populations in Wales. The paper, which has been published in Freshwater Biology, was written by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust and is based on a project that was completed with WRc (an RSK company) last year for Natural Resources Wales.
Structural Soils Associate Director Eric Downey has presented a virtual webinar to University of Birmingham, UK, engineering students on ‘choosing the correct tools for the job’. The 35-minute webinar can be accessed via GoToStage and is relevant to all students studying engineering or similar disciplines, or with an interest in ground investigation.
RSK Geosciences Director Tom Henman has been elected as Deputy Chair of the Specialist in Land Condition Register (SiLC) Professional and Technical Panel (PTP). RSK caught up with Tom to find out all about his new role.