Dr. Wealthall is a Senior Principal of Geosyntec Consultants with more than 25 years of experience in contaminant hydrogeology research and practice. He is based in Ontario, Canada, where he manages Geosyntec’s Canadian Remediation Operations. He previously led a contaminant hydrogeology research team as a Principal Research Scientist with the British Geological Survey and Research Fellow at the University of Sheffield, and was appointed in 2011 as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Guelph.He specializes in the development and application of innovative high-resolution site characterization methods for remedy design and implementation, including sediments capping and in-situ stabilization, in situ bioremediation of DNAPL source zones and MNA of chlorinated solvents and coal tar sites. He is an instructor for leading-edge training courses and has published numerous research papers and best-practice guidance documents on the behavior of dense and light non-aqueous phase liquids (DNAPLs and LNAPLs) in intergranular and fractured bedrock aquifers and aquitards, including co-author of the 2015 ITRC guidance titled Integrated DNAPL Site Characterization and Tools Selection and contributing author of the 2015 EPRI guidance titled Generic Work Plan to Assess Dense Non-Aqueous Phase Liquid Mobility in the Subsurface at Manufactured Gas Plant Sites.
SESSION KEYNOTE PRESENTER - Thought Leadership Around Remediation Decision-Making
Mass Partitioning Dynamics and Advanced CSMs for Remedial Selection