Evaluating Erosion, Sediment, and Sedimentation
Module 1 of the Sediment & Erosion Control Master Class
Jerald S. Fifield, Ph.D., CISEC, CPESC
Tina R. Wills, PE, CISEC
On-Demand Webcast, 1hr
Credits: 1 PDH / 0.1 CEUs
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Note: This is the on-demand webcast version of this session. If you would like to attend this series live Oct-Dec 2012, you may register here.
Go beyond the basics! Join Jerald S. Fifield, Ph.D., PH, CISEC, CPESC and Tina R. Wills, PE, CISEC for the first installment of our advanced Sediment and Erosion Control Master Class Series, Evaluating Erosion, Sediment, and Sedimentation, exploring the differences between erosion, sediment and sedimentation and developing an understanding of these variables allowing for the quantification of erosion and sediment yield on a construction site.
Erosion is the result of the combined effects of storm events, soil properties, topographic features, available cover, and land management practices, and results in the discharge of sediment. In order to minimize the discharge of sediment on construction sites, we must first understand the erosion process and the resulting sediment yields.
Working through Fifield’s best-selling Designing and Reviewing Effective Sediment and Erosion Control Plans (3rd ed.), this first module of our Sediment and Erosion Control Master Class Seriesprovides information to develop an understanding of these variables that allows for the quantification of erosion and sediment yield on a construction site. In addition, this first module provides the underpinning of material needed to fully understand the remaining modules about sediment containment systems, barriers, erosion control, and assessing sediment and erosion control plans.
Fifield and Wills provide comparisons to demonstrate the difference between erosion rates determined by the Universal Soil Loss Equation (USLE) and the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation (RUSLE), as well as present mechanics of sediment yield using the sediment delivery ratio and the Modified Universal Soil Loss Equation (MUSLE). Lastly, Fifield and Wills complete a sediment yield to runoff volume comparison providing participants with an understanding how the volume of sediment in runoff waters vary and impact commonly found BMPs on construction sites.
Webcast attendees can expect the discussion and education of the following learning objectives.
- Understanding of the differences between erosion, sediment, and sedimentation
- Identification of the limitations of erosion rate and sediment yield models
- Introductory understanding of the concept of a “sedigraph”
- Understanding of sediment vs. runoff volumes.
Sediment and Erosion Control Master Class Webcast Series
This Evaluating Erosion, Sediment, and Sedimentation webcast is the first module in our Sediment and Erosion Control Master Class Series. Currently, we are offering the full Master Class Webcast Series and manual at a discounted rate. If you are interested in purchasing the full Master Class Webcast Series, you can find information and the registration link here.
This webcast is based upon and works through the associated chapters in Jerald S. Fifield’s Designing and Reviewing Effective Sediment and Erosion Control Plans (3rd ed.), and is presented as an intermediate to advanced exploration of erosion, sediment, and sedimentation. As such, we recommend purchasing the manual Designing and Reviewing Effective Sediment and Erosion Control Plans (3rd ed.) with the webcast.
* Webcast presentations are scheduled for approximately one hour with a 15-20 minute question and answer session to follow. Webcast may exceed scheduled time.
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