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ES 417 Hydrogeology

Credits: 4
  • (ES 100 or ES 161 or GEOG 100) and ES 175; or consent of instructor. Successful completion of a college mathematics course recommended.
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Students will investigate the occurrence and behavior of water in the geologic environments in the context of the hydrologic cycle. Topics include hydrologic processes in surface and ground waters; pollution and contamination of water resources; surface water-ground water interaction; saturated and unsaturated zone processes; movement of chemicals in soils; site characterization; soil remediation techniques; and development and management of water resources. Applied field and laboratory methods for hydrogeologic investigations are emphasized. A field trip fee may be required.