10 Credits AUTUMN

Cannot be taken with: CIV6704

Aims/Description: Hydrogeology is an introductory survey of the geologic and hydrologic factors controlling the occurrence, movement, and development of subsurface water. The course includes applications to groundwater resource development, and management of chemicals in groundwater, whether they are natural occurring or pollutants. This module is designed for non-geologists and leads towards qualitative and quantitative analyses of the behavior of groundwater at local and regional scales.

Staff Contact: BAU DOMENICO
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Classroom testing

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK