May 30, 2020  
2006-2007 Graduate Catalog 
2006-2007 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SED 5520 - Hydrogeology

The course explores such topics as hydrologic cycle porosity and permeability of geologic material, hydraulic head, flow nets, pump tests, steady and unsteady flow patterns in aquifers, migration of solute fronts in aquifers, geology of groundwater occurrence. Some of these topics include a discussion of flood control, waste disposal, drinking water supplies, sources of water pollution and soil quality. At least two of these problems will be investigated in northern Vermont.

Prerequisites & Notes
The prerequisite is SED 5440. There is a lab fee.

Credits: 4

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