Nov 26, 2022  
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GEOL 632 - Groundwater Flow and Contaminant Transport


Units: 4
Groundwater resource evaluation methods. Mathematical development of multi-dimensional flow equations. Introduction to computer models and numerical simulation. Properties of inorganic and organic groundwater contaminants. Contaminant transport processes.

Prerequisites: M.S. Geology major.
Equivalent Quarter Course: GEOL 6320.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Cross-listed: ENSC 632
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Master calculations of basic aquifer parameters using Darcy’s Law and the advection-dispersion equation.
  2. Practice setting up initial and boundary conditions in various geologic settings for development of a numerical flow model.
  3. Critically evaluate scientific literature from well-studied contaminated groundwater sites.
  4. Explore the transport properties of various groundwater contaminants.




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