GEOL4000-C1 Hydrogeology    (Spring 2013)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor

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Course Details

This course satisfies part of the Communication Skills graduation requirement.

This section is Communication Skills intensive. Communication Skills I-V must be completed before taking this course.

Program Requirements

Session, Dates: 1 (01/14/2013 - 05/04/2013)

Days: M W F

Time: 01:00 - 01:50 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: John Jay 248

Seats Available: 18 Seats

Credits: 3

Course Description

This is an advanced course in geology and examines the terrestrial hydrosphere. Ground and surface waters' physical and chemical properties are examined. Techniques to quantify ground water and surface water flow rates and other dynamic properties are reviewed. The properties and characteristics of streams and aquifers are examined and classified. Porosity and permeability characteristics of groundwater mediums are reviewed. Ground and surface water as a resource and pollution within this resource and methods for its control are reviewed. Elements of limnology are examined. Course includes a laboratory/recitation period which includes hands-on demonstrations of topics reviewed in lecture and experimentation utilizing the analytical techniques and equipment reviewed in the course.

Prerequisite: GEOL1000 and COSK2220

About The Instructor

Kenneth A. LaSota, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Geology & Earth Sciences
 Science

lasota@rmu.edu
412-397-4035 phone
412-397-3277 fax
John Jay 217

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