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1.72 Groundwater Hydrology

1.72 Groundwater Hydrology

This course covers fundamentals of subsurface flow and transport, emphasizing the role of groundwater in the hydrologic cycle, the relation of groundwater flow to geologic structure, and the management of contaminated groundwater. The class includes laboratory and computer demonstrations.


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Erin Rudders
Erin Rudders (Faculty)
6 years ago

This is a complete course share of a Groundwater Hydrology course at MIT.  The material is advanced - a 400/500 level university course.  Some of the assignment materials are dated and a bit abstract but are similar to the content that I was exposed to in a graduate level hydrogeology course.  The material in the lectures notes seemed particularly useful to me.  The textbooks listed in the readings section are the classic textbooks for the material presented in the lecture notes.  Some overlap in content covered.  An individual student would probably not be able to justify purchasing them all for a single course but a professional hydrogeologist would hope to have many of these on their bookshelf!

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