Geotech Environmental Equipment • 2650 East 40th Ave • Denver, CO 80205

WELCOME to Denver! This two-day event will start with a comprehensive classroom program graciously hosted at the offices of Geotech Environmental - authorized distributor of SonTek instrumentation. You’ll learn all about the latest cutting edge technology being used by hydrologists, scientists and water monitoring professionals globally to collect flow/discharge data. In the evening, enjoy a relaxed and causal opportunity to meet with SonTek Application Engineers and ask questions relating to the data collection process, or challenges unique to your site. 

Day-two, we’re out in the field and will provide participants the chance to gain some valuable hands-on experience with SonTek and instruments such as the FlowTracker2, the RiverSurveyor M9, and the Amazon Bubbler.

A registration fee of $250 includes training materials, refreshments and lunch both days, a hosted reception Tuesday night, and transportation to the field demo site as needed.

Agenda includes:

Tuesday, March 27 

8:30 - 9:00: Registration and welcome - Geotech Meeting Room

9:00 - 10:00: Foundations and current best practices for operating acoustic Doppler instruments.  – Janice Landsfeld, SonTek Product Manager

  • Monitoring Principles
  • Acoustic Technology for Flow Measurement: How and when should acoustics be used?

10:00 - 10:15: Break – refreshments provided

10:15 - 12:00:  Cutting Edge Water Resource Monitoring Technology: Water Resource Issues in the Southwest and monitoring solutions – Diego Davis, SonTek and Xylem Analytics

  • Introduction to the FlowTracker 2 (now with optional pressure sensor!)
  • Understanding RiverSurveyor Live 4.0

12:00 - 1:00: Lunch and causal discussion

1:00 - 2:00: “Continuous Monitoring for Harmful Algal Blooms” - Dr. Stephanie Smith, YSI EXO Product Manager

2:00 - 3:00: WaterLog Product Overview- Trent Demuzio, Applications Engineer

  • Continuous Water level measurement
    • Site selection and picking the right instrument for the job!
    • Overview and general setup of the Amazon Bubbler
    • Overview and setup of the Nile radar

3:00 - 3:15: Break – refreshments provided

3:15 - 4:00: Regional expertise: Case studies from the Southwest - Jassen Savoie, Geotech

4:00 - 5:00: RiverSurveyor M9 discharge measurement and current best practices - Kevin Labbe, Application Engineer

6:00 - 8:00 pm – Hosted reception.

Wednesday, March 28

9:00 - 9:30: Check in: Geotech

9:30 -12:00: Transportation to field locations (Clear Creek River, Golden Gauging Station and Prospect Park) and live product demonstrations.

  • Site overview
  • Setting up an index velocity station
  • FlowTracker 2 wadeable measurements
  • RiverSurveyor measurements
  • Setting up the Amazon Bubbler
  • Setting up a stage index station
  • Interface with our application experts…tell us what your needs are! How can we help?

12:00 – 1:00: Lunch – provided

1:00 – 3:00: Evaluation of RiverSurveyor and FlowTracker 2 data and post-processing. Discussion on other field measurements

3:00 – 4:00: Private meetings: Please to schedule in advance.

This two-day workshop offers participants access to theoretical expertise provided by SonTek hydrologists and engineers, and useful tips to get you collecting data  faster and more efficiently.

Learn how the award-winning RiverSurveyor-M9 just got better! This will be just one of the many learning opportunities offered participants during this the two-day training event.

Find out why the Amazon Bubbler is the ideal system for long-term, water level monitoring sites. It can be used as a stand-alone system with internal data storage, or as a sensor connected to any manufacturers data logger.

Questions in advance? Contact SonTek - we're happy to help!

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