Introduction to Integrated Marine Site Characterization

Starts: Mon, Nov 14, 2016 7:45 AM CST
Ends: Wed, Nov 16, 2016 5:15 PM CST
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Full Course Program

DAY 1

Topic Time
Course Introduction 07.45-08.00
Technical Professional's Role in Site Characterization 08.00-08.30
What is a Site Characterization Model 08.30-08.45
Geoscience  
Exercise: What are the Geohazards? - First Pass 08.45-09.00
Positioning 09.00-09.45
Break 09.45-10.00
Site Characterization Planning 10.00-11.00
Site Characterization Vessel Selection 11.00-11.30
Exercise: Select the Appropriate Vessel 11.30-12.00
Lunch 12.00-12.45
Seismic Principles 12.45-13.45
Demonstration: Examples of Seismic Data 13.45-14.00
Multichannel Techniques 14.00-15.00
Break 15.00-15.15
Acoustic Tools 15.15-16.00
Data Loading, Manipulation, and QC 16.00-16.45
Exercise: Workflows Revealed! 16.45-17.00
Topical Discussion 17.00-17.15

DAY 2

Topic Time
Data Interpretation 07.45-09.00
Exercise: Seismic Data Phase and Polarity 09.00-09.30
Break 09.30-09.45
Marine Engineering Geology 09.45-10.45
Exercise: What are the Geohazards? - Second Pass 10.45-11.15
Specialty Fields  
Marine Archaeology 11.15-12.00
Lunch 12.00-12.45
Exercise: Marine Archaeology Activity 12.45-13.15
Metocean for Site Characterization 13.15-14.15
Geotechnical Engineering  
Foundation Engineering 14.15-14.45
Break 14.45-15.00
Foundation Engineering (cont') 15.00-15.30
Exercise: Example of Foundation Engineering 15.30-15.45
Assessment of Geotechnical Scope 15.45-16.00
Exercise: Select Geotechnical Data Stations 16.00-16.45
Topical Discussion 16.45-17.15

DAY 3

Topic Time
Seabed Sampling and Site Investigation Techniques 07.45-08.45
Geotechnical Characterization of Marine Sediments 09.00-09.30
Exercise: Soil Property Characterization 09.30-09.45
Break 09.45-10.00
Laboratory Testing and Data Interpretation 10.00-11.00
Exercise: Design Sampling Program at Anchor Sites 11.00-11.30
Lunch 12.00-12.45
Integrated Stratigraphy 12.15-13.00
Slope Stability 13.00-13.30
Exercises: Integrated Slope Stability 13.30-13.45
Risk Assessment 13.45-14.30
Exercise: Impact of Spatial Variability 14.30-14.45
Break 14.45-15.00
Case Studies  
Conventional - GOM 15.00-15.30
Challenging - Brazil 15.30-16.00
Complex - Malaysia 16.00-16.30
The Importance of Site Characterization 16.30-17.15
For registration information contact: Araceli Lopez at communications@sut-us.org

For course information contact: Kim Faulk at kim.faulk@f-e-t.com or call at (281) 994-3385

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