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Geographical Information Systems for LSRPs

Continuing Professional Education Services, LLC

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Geographical Information Systems for LSRPs

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General Registration Fee
May 22, 2019 $200.00 $0.00
LSRPA, CIANJ, Montclair State Alumni & Multi Registration Fee
May 22, 2019 $155.00 $0.00

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Geographical Information Systems (GIS) for LSRPs
May 22, 2019 | 8:00am-12:30pm

This half-day course is intended for non-users of GIS technology. It is NOT hands-on with GIS software and participants will NOT learn how to build, manage or use GIS databases.

Geographic Information Systems and their underlying databases incorporate location information along with other data to allow LSRPs to conceptualize the position of data points at their sites along with the hydrogeologic and hydrochemical signatures associated with these points. GIS databases can help to minimize inaccuracies and errors in the position of this data with respect to the site and make it easier for the LSRPs to visualize site conditions and behavior over time. The use of appropriate GIS and database development techniques can be particularly helpful when contaminated sites lie close to boundaries or sensitive receptors, and the status or data trend of the sample locations needs to be known.

Students attending this course will obtain a basic and introductory understanding of GIS and the underlying data format, site characterization tools available in GIS, availability of public GIS compatible data, and methods for linking field collected data with GIS. This course is developed as lecture style with descriptions and presentations of concepts and case studies, students are not required to bring their own computers.


The course is formatted to provide students with a baseline understanding of GIS database development and capabilities. GIS will be put in context with existing data packages more commonly used to facilitate students understanding of GIS's capabilities. The course will provide students with an understanding of:

  1. What a GIS is, what the limitations are and uses of GIS.
  2. What existing database and mapping platforms are compatible with GIS software.
  3. How to locate GIS resources to assist in procuring site data (mostly free to the public) to assimilate with an LSRP specific site.
  4. How to develop a properly formatted database in order to make data more GIS compatible or to work with a GIS professional more effectively.
  5. What data presentation techniques are available including options for hosting data on-line (kml) and interfacing site data such as images and laboratory information with GIS.


Phil Brilliant, CHMM, LSRP- founder of Brilliant Environmental Services, LLC (BES) a full-service environmental consulting and contracting firm with offices in Toms River, New Jersey and Bensalem, Pennsylvania. Phil is Board Member/LSRP of the NJ Site Remediation Professional Licensing Board.

Brett Milburn, GISP, Senior Associate, Langan Engineering & Environmental Services. As Langan’s Corporate GIS Leader, Brett Milburn oversees the firm’s Data Solutions team, tasked with understanding the technical and regulatory aspects of projects and developing software tools to support them. He led the development of Langan’s Site Analyzer, an interactive tool that gives clients an in-depth look at sites throughout the US. He supports various GIS, enterprise data management, and web/mobile technology-related projects across a wide array of sectors including utility infrastructure, site selection, facility/asset management, and environmental remediation.


Registration Fee(s) Includes:

Continental Breakfast, course materials, continuing education certificate & free parking.

Continuing Education Credits

Geographical Information (GIS) Systems for LSRPs (AM) 

  • NJ LSRP CEC's - 4 Technical CECs (NJ SRPLB Course # 2019-014)
  • NJ Professional Engineers: 4 CPCs
  • ATTENTION HEALTH OFFICERS AND REGISTERED ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALISTS: Participants who complete this education program will be awarded 4.0 NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs)

Have questions about Geographical Information Systems for LSRPs ? Contact Continuing Professional Education Services, LLC

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Montclair State University
Center for Computing and Information Science Building (CCIS) Room 133
30 Normal Avenue
Montclair, New Jersey 07043

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM

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Continuing Professional Education Services, LLC

Continuing Professional Education Services, LLC (CPES), the product of PB&J Continuing Professional Education Services, LLC and has the mission of providing continuing education courses to professionals as well as lectures and special events to the professional community. CPES will be offering courses that provide required credits for Licensed Site Remediation Professionals, attorneys, professional engineers and many other professionals certified and/or licensed in the states of Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania to name a few.

Continuing Professional Education Services, LLC is the brain child of Dr. Jorge H. Berkowitz and Philip I. Brilliant. From the inception of the Continuing Environmental Education for Professional (CEEP) program at the College of Science and Mathematics (CSAM) at Montclair State University, Dr. Berkowitz and Mr. Brilliant have been in the classroom and in the boardroom assuring the success of the program. In order to better serve the community of professionals, Dr. Berkowitz and Mr. Brilliant stepped forward with a solution that has saved the ability to offer continuing education credit-bearing courses.

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