What others have said about PCPG's Hydrostructural Geology: The Geology within
July 2019 • Reading, PA
Thomas D. Gillespie, P.G. (Gilmore & Associates, Inc.)
Most useful or valuable thing learned from today's seminar
Working on the case studies
Varying influence of planar discontinuities
Looking forward to applying the model to predict/assist understanding of plume width in fract. rock.
the way I think about groundwater and structural geology.
Reinforcement of fracture flow mechanics, and localized variability within the overall field gradient.
Better understanding of flow through fractures and joints. Use structural geology techniques in bedrock aquifer investigations.
right sections... plume migration
Visualization with the glass box regarding how anisotrophy is evaluated
flow doesn't follow strike
Refresher for right sections and geologic mapping; structure problems were fun!
Discussion of anisotrophy in ground water flow
provided me with knowledge on how to more accurately calculate groundwater gradient/direction.
Very clear drawings conveying 3D concepts
Relationships between joints, bedding planes and gw flow
Case studies showing proven results that follow the blended model
I found the interpolation method to be useful.
Specific feedback, positive or negative to help us improve course content and presentation
Excellent discussion of the trigonometry of fracture flow, right sections, graphical methods, outcrop patterns.
Great course with impressive amount of information.
Good stuff and excellent presenter, but Tom is very familiar with the topic and terms, and consultants are not. Need to 'dumb' down some of the terms.
Good review of basic structural geology principles.
Great training and very informative. Would be better if two-day course.
Pace was a bit fast.
Great structural geology refresher.
Excellent presenter - keeps interest high throughout.
Convincingly conveys the idea that structural geology is determinate for fractured rock geology.
It is a complex topic but Tom breaks it down with good materials, examples and presentation. It would have been helpful to lead-off with overview of what will be covered so ensuing materials has more context in overall learning objectives.
Excellent course! Excellent instructor!
Very impressed by course materials and presentation by instructor.
Tom is an amazing wealth of knowledge, and an excellent speaker; very engaging.
A bit too much information for one day - a lot to soak in - but overall an excellent structural refresher.
A more step-by-step presentation of construction of right section would be helpful.