2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Feb 29, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOL 474 - Hydrogeology

Credits: 3
Factors controlling the physical and chemical aspects of hydrogeology, water resources, and groundwater flow.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Examine the major components of the hydrologic cycle and how they influence groundwater resources.
  2. Analyze the characteristics of aquifers and how spatial variability affects regional and local groundwater flow patterns.
  3. Evaluate the role of wells in measuring both groundwater flow and aquifer properties.
  4. Explore groundwater models and their use in predicting changes to the groundwater system.
  5. Interpret the chemistry and behavior of different groundwater contaminants.
  6. Assess various remediation technologies and their effectiveness in treating groundwater contamination.

Prerequisite: CHEM 122 ; and MATH 127  or above; and NRES 322  all with a grade of C or higher

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