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Contaminant Hydrogeology, EEES 6440
|Dr. James Martin-Hayden
Office: 3034 Bowman-Oddy
Telephone: 530-2634 (let it ring for voice mail)
|Place: Bowman-Oddy 3045
Meets: Every other fall semester
Credits: 3 hrs
Course Objective: An introduction to: 1) fundamentals of transport and fate of contamination in the subsurface; 2) terminology of the field of contaminant hydrogeology; 3) applications of hydrogeology and geochemistry to contaminant characterization, transport, transformation, degradation, and remediation; and 4) quantitative aspects (modeling contaminant transport) in order to perform computations to assess, predict, and remediate of groundwater contamination.
Required: Physical and Chemical Hydrogeology, Second edition. P.A. Domenico and F.S. Schwartz, John Wiley & Sons Inc.
Reference: Applied Hydrogeology, Applied Hydrogeology, 3rd. ed. by C.W. Fetter, Macmillan College Publishing, Inc. (or other introductory hydrogeology text)
Good Reading: A Civil Action, 1995, J. Harr, Random House.
Grading: Homework/quizzes 30%, Two exams 20% each, Final exam 30%