Northgate Staff Presents at Spring Conference on Soil, Water, Energy and Air

Earlier this spring, Northgate Engineer Nicky Robinson presented at the Association for Environmental Health and Sciences (AEHS) Foundation’s 28th Annual International West Coast Conference on Soil, Water, Energy and Air. Nicky presented a remediation case study entitled, “Minimizing Environmental Exposure by Incorporating Redevelopment Design in Remediation of Former Wood Treatment Facility”. Her poster explored the management and mitigation of a 12-acre remediation of soil, groundwater, and soil vapor at a site that historically served as a wood treatment facility and an oilfield for the past 70 years. The site was impacted with pentachlorephenol, metals, VOCs, dioxins/furans, and methane. The remedial […]

Northgate Presents at State of the Estuary Conference

      Northgate is proud to have once again presented at the State of the Estuary Conference. The State of the Estuary Conference focuses on the management and ecological health of the San Francisco Bay-Delta Estuary and showcases the latest information about the estuary’s changing watersheds, impacts from major stressors, recovery programs for species and habitats, and emerging challenges. This year, The 13th Biennial State of the Estuary Conference was held at the Scottish Rite Center in Oakland, CA. Northgates presented posters included: Applications of UAS (Drones) for Aerial Mapping for Shoreline and Wetland Restoration and Management; presented by Pascual […]

Northgate Drone Team Presents at California Geospatial Conference

Northgate was pleased to share the story of one of our Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS/drone) projects at the 2017 CalGIS/LocationCon conference in Oakland. In its 23rd year, The CalGIS Conference is considered a premier venue to discuss geospatial technologies. Northgate associate Taylor Bennett presented a case study from our successful drone mapping and imagery project at the Montezuma wetlands restoration site in the San Francisco estuary. At the Montezuma wetlands, Northgate and our partner, GeoWing Mapping Inc., conducted a high-resolution aerial survey of a 2,150-acre portion of the Suisun Marsh, which is now being restored from farmland to its original wetland state. […]

Northgate’s Commitment to Open Space

This past spring, Northgate participated in the Bay Area Open Space Council conference, which brings together many actors committed to fostering the conversation around land conservation, wetlands and open space restoration, and stakeholder interactivity. Northgate has been actively involved in many wetlands and open space restoration projects over the past years. These include: the Yosemite Slough Brownfields to Greenfields project, the largest urban wetlands restoration in the San Francisco Bay Area the restoration of Mt. Umunhum at the Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve in Santa Clara County, which entailed the conversion of military lands to publicly-accessible open space the Tourtelot […]

Northgate Presents at the A&WMA Conference, June 24-27, Long Beach CA

Join Northgate at the 2014 Air & Waste Management Association’s Conference and Exhibition, June 24-27 in Long Beach, California to learn how our team has tackled environmental challenges using innovation solutions. Come visit our booth: 219 Northgate Principal, Maile Smith, P.G., will be presenting at the A&WMA’s Conference on Wednesday. Ms. Smith’s presentation will focus on air quality monitoring during the former Oakland Army Base redevelopment. Learn more about the presentation here. Presentation Info Speaker: Maile Smith, Principal Session: Analysis of Ambient Particulate Matter Data Date: Wednesday, 6/25 Time: 2:20-2:40 Location: Room CC 103B

Join Northgate at the 2014 Battelle Conference May 19-22, Monterey, CA

Come join Northgate at the Ninth International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, for podium and poster presentations! Podium Presentation: Maile Smith, PG, Principal Geologist at Northgate, will be presenting on The Remediation and Redevelopment of a Former Army Base, Oakland Global Trade and Logistics Center. This presentation will highlight the sustainability measures incorporated into the redevelopment of the former Oakland Army Base.  Early project stakeholders recognized the opportunity to integrate remediation with redevelopment, protecting human health and the environment while efficiently accessing impacted areas during site improvements.  Along with the remediation risk management program, a comprehensive list of CEQA mitigation measures and City conditions […]