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EPSC 549 Hydrogeology (3 credits)

Offered by: Earth & Planetary Sciences (Faculty of Science)


Earth & Planetary Sciences : Introduction to groundwater flow through porous media. Notions of fluid potential and hydraulic head. Darcy flux and Darcy's Law. Physical properties of porous media and their measurement. Equation of groundwater flow. Flow systems. Hydraulics of pumping and recharging wells. Notions of hydrology. Groundwater quality and contamination. Physical processes of contaminant transport.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • Winter
  • 3 hours lectures, 1-2 hours laboratory
  • Prerequisite: permission of the instructor