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Chemistry for Environmental Professionals - Fundamentals
Hosted by Environmental Response Training Program (ERTP)
ERT - OSRTI

This 2-day course provides participants with a review of fundamental chemical concepts which underlie an understanding of applied environmental chemistry concepts and practices. This course is designed for environmental professionals who are not chemists but who require a basic knowledge of chemistry and environmental chemistry in their work.  Some prior education in chemistry, to the high school level or beyond, is recommended but not required.

Specific topics include unit conversions; chemical bonding; chemical formulas; physical properties; structural formulas; an introduction to organic chemistry, including chemical nomenclature; the theory of operation of analytical methods; and environmental chemical reactions.

This course is immediately followed by the 1.5-day “Chemistry for Environmental Professionals - Applied” training course. Students are encouraged to request both courses when registering.

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe common scientific measurements and perform unit conversions
  • Describe ionic and covalent chemical bonding
  • Use chemical formulas and the periodic table to calculate the mass of ingredients required to produce given amounts of chemical products
  • Identify physical and chemical properties that affect chemical fate and transport in soil, water, and air
  • Describe the structure of an organic chemical contaminant using common diagramming methods, such as the condensed structural formula and other methods
  • Identify and name simple organic chemicals using the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry nomenclature system
  • Describe the analytical methods and instruments used to identify chemicals in environmental media
  • Describe the environmental chemical reactions which cause acid rain.

 Note: Calculators are recommended.

Continuing Education Units: 1.4

ABIH has previously awarded CM credit for this event. The current event contains 14 hours which can be claimed for credit.

 If you want a copy of all the Course Presentation slides to facilitate note taking, you can download and print the slides prior to class. You can access a copy of the Course Presentation Files at:

https://ertpvu.org/ClassroomCourseDetail.aspx?id=2

Click on CEP-Fundamentals Student Manual to download a pdf file of manual

THIS COURSE IS NOT OPEN TO CONSULTANTS, CONTRACTORS, OR ANY PRIVATE ENTITIES. 

*This course is offered free of charge to all registrants who are confirmed to attend.*

For general information contact Registrar by telephone at 513-251-7669 or via e-mail at ertp-registrar@tetratech.com

 Upcoming Events

Bullet  Commerce City, CO
  August 21, 2018 - August 22, 2018

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Bullet  Richmond, CA
  April 24, 2018 - April 25, 2018
Bullet  Philadelphia, PA
  March 15, 2017 - March 16, 2017
Bullet  Addison, TX
  February 07, 2017 - February 08, 2017
Bullet  Salt Lake City, UT
  March 28, 2016 - March 29, 2016
Bullet  Atlanta, GA
  February 02, 2016 - February 03, 2016
Bullet  Seattle, WA
  July 21, 2015 - July 22, 2015
Bullet  Kansas City, MO
  March 17, 2015 - March 18, 2015
Bullet  Harrisburg, PA
  January 13, 2015 - January 14, 2015
Bullet  Harrisburg, PA
  June 17, 2014 - June 18, 2014
Bullet  Atlanta, GA
  April 22, 2014 - April 23, 2014
Bullet  Kansas City, MO
  February 18, 2014 - February 19, 2014
Bullet  Anchorage, AK
  September 10, 2013 - September 11, 2013
Bullet  Kansas City, MO
  June 04, 2013 - June 05, 2013
Bullet  Atlanta, GA
Postponed - Event Details
  April 16, 2013 - April 17, 2013
Bullet  Concord, NH
  February 12, 2013 - February 13, 2013
Bullet  Harrisburg, PA
  December 11, 2012 - December 12, 2012
Bullet  Baton Rouge, LA
  October 29, 2012 - October 30, 2012
Bullet  Berkeley, CA
  September 25, 2012 - September 26, 2012
Bullet  Santa Fe, NM
  August 14, 2012 - August 15, 2012
Bullet  Des Moines, IA
  May 15, 2012 - May 16, 2012
Bullet  New York, NY
  May 01, 2012 - May 02, 2012
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  April 17, 2012 - April 18, 2012
Bullet  Boston, MA
  March 20, 2012 - March 21, 2012
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  February 28, 2012 - February 29, 2012
Bullet  Seattle, WA
  January 24, 2012 - January 25, 2012
Bullet  Harrisburg, PA
  December 06, 2011 - December 07, 2011
Bullet  Baton Rouge, LA
  November 01, 2011 - November 02, 2011
Bullet  Addison, TX
  September 13, 2011 - September 14, 2011
Bullet  San Francisco, CA
Cancelled - Event Details
  September 06, 2011 - September 07, 2011
Bullet  New York, NY
  August 16, 2011 - August 17, 2011
Bullet  Atlanta, GA
  July 19, 2011 - July 20, 2011
Bullet  Salt Lake City, UT
  June 27, 2011 - June 28, 2011
Bullet  San Francisco, CA
Cancelled - Event Details
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Bullet  Seattle, WA
  March 29, 2011 - March 30, 2011
Bullet  Salt Lake City, UT
  March 14, 2011 - March 15, 2011
Bullet  Seattle, WA
Postponed - Event Details
  January 04, 2011 - January 05, 2011
Bullet  Harrisburg, PA
  December 07, 2010 - December 08, 2010
Bullet  Jefferson City, MO
  August 10, 2010 - August 11, 2010
Bullet  Dallas, TX
  July 13, 2010 - July 14, 2010
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  June 15, 2010 - June 16, 2010
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  May 04, 2010 - May 05, 2010
Bullet  Harrisburg, PA
  April 13, 2010 - April 14, 2010
Bullet  Boston, MA
  March 23, 2010 - March 24, 2010
Bullet  Seattle, WA
  March 01, 2010 - March 02, 2010
Bullet  Seattle, WA
  February 23, 2010 - February 24, 2010
Bullet  Lakewood, CO
Postponed - Event Details
  January 05, 2010 - January 06, 2010
Bullet  Boston, MA
Postponed - Event Details
  October 27, 2009 - October 28, 2009
Bullet  Atlanta, GA
  September 22, 2009 - September 23, 2009
Bullet  Indianapolis, IN
  September 01, 2009 - September 02, 2009
Bullet  New York, NY
  August 11, 2009 - August 12, 2009
Bullet  Richmond, VA
  May 05, 2009 - May 06, 2009
Bullet  Waterbury, VT
  April 14, 2009 - April 15, 2009
Bullet  Baton Rouge, LA
  March 31, 2009 - April 01, 2009
Bullet  Oklahoma City, OK
  January 27, 2009 - January 28, 2009
Bullet  Louisville, KY
  December 09, 2008 - December 10, 2008
Bullet  Jefferson City, MO
  October 28, 2008 - October 29, 2008
Bullet  Seattle, WA
  September 23, 2008 - September 24, 2008
Bullet  Lakewood, CO
Cancelled - Event Details
  September 09, 2008 - September 10, 2008
Bullet  EPA REGION 2 - exact location not yet determined,
Cancelled - Event Details
  June 24, 2008 - June 25, 2008
Bullet  Portland, OR
Cancelled - Event Details
  June 10, 2008 - June 11, 2008
Bullet  Oakland, CA
  June 03, 2008 - June 04, 2008
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  May 06, 2008 - May 07, 2008
Bullet  Harrisburg, PA
  April 15, 2008 - April 16, 2008
Bullet  Anchorage, AK
  March 25, 2008 - March 26, 2008
Bullet  Colorado Springs, CO
Cancelled - Event Details
  February 26, 2008 - February 27, 2008
Bullet  Millbrae, CA
  January 29, 2008 - January 30, 2008
Bullet  Boston, MA
Cancelled - Event Details
  January 15, 2008 - January 16, 2008
Bullet  Topeka, KS
  October 29, 2007 - October 30, 2007
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  September 11, 2007 - September 12, 2007
Bullet  Indianapolis, IN
  August 14, 2007 - August 15, 2007
Bullet  Springfield, IL
  January 23, 2007 - January 24, 2007
Bullet  Lee's Summit, MO
Cancelled - Event Details
  September 27, 2005 - September 28, 2005
Bullet  Seattle, WA
Cancelled - Event Details
  September 13, 2005 - September 14, 2005
Bullet  Edison, NJ
Cancelled - Event Details
  August 30, 2005 - August 31, 2005
Bullet  EPA REGION 9 - exact location not yet determined,
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Bullet  New York, NY
Cancelled - Event Details
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Bullet  Springfield, IL
Cancelled - Event Details
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  June 21, 2005 - June 22, 2005
Bullet  Denver, CO
Cancelled - Event Details
  June 07, 2005 - June 08, 2005
Bullet  EPA REGION 1 - exact location not yet determined,
Cancelled - Event Details
  May 24, 2005 - May 25, 2005
Bullet  Atlanta, GA
  May 10, 2005 - May 11, 2005
Bullet  New Castle, DE
  April 26, 2005 - April 27, 2005
Bullet  Des Moines, IA
  April 12, 2005 - April 13, 2005
Bullet  Culver City, CA
  March 22, 2005 - March 23, 2005
Bullet  Cincinnati, OH
Cancelled - Event Details
  February 28, 2005 - March 01, 2005
Bullet  EPA REGION 5 - exact location not yet determined,
Cancelled - Event Details
  February 24, 2005 - February 25, 2005
Bullet  Anchorage, AK
Cancelled - Event Details
  February 08, 2005 - February 09, 2005
Bullet  EPA REGION 2 - exact location not yet determined,
Cancelled - Event Details
  January 25, 2005 - January 26, 2005
Bullet  Harrisburg, PA
  January 25, 2005 - January 26, 2005
Bullet  Harrisburg, PA
  January 11, 2005 - January 12, 2005
Bullet  EPA REGION 1 - exact location not yet determined,
Cancelled - Event Details
  December 14, 2004 - December 15, 2004
Bullet  Commerce City, CO
Cancelled - Event Details
  November 30, 2004 - December 01, 2004
Bullet  EPA REGION 4 - exact location not yet determined,
Cancelled - Event Details
  October 26, 2004 - October 27, 2004
Bullet  Chicago, IL
Cancelled - Event Details
  October 12, 2004 - October 13, 2004
Bullet  Santa Fe, NM
  September 28, 2004 - September 29, 2004
Bullet  Port Hadlock, WA
Postponed - Event Details
  September 14, 2004 - September 15, 2004
Bullet  Edison, NJ
Cancelled - Event Details
  August 31, 2004 - September 01, 2004
Bullet  Commerce, CA
  August 17, 2004 - August 18, 2004
Bullet  Long Island City, NY
  August 03, 2004 - August 04, 2004
Bullet  Lee's Summit, MO
  July 20, 2004 - July 21, 2004
Bullet  Little Rock, AR
  June 22, 2004 - June 23, 2004
Bullet  Denver, CO
Cancelled - Event Details
  June 08, 2004 - June 09, 2004
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  May 25, 2004 - May 26, 2004
Bullet  Jackson, MS
Cancelled - Event Details
  May 11, 2004 - May 12, 2004
Bullet  New Castle, DE
  April 27, 2004 - April 28, 2004
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