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EPSC 549 Hydrogeology (3 credits)

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

Overview

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: Fall 2013

Instructors: Jeffrey McKenzie (Fall)

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