What this course is • Basic ground water physics and chemistry • Introduction to ground water flow and solute transport modeling • Ground water in hydrologic and geologic framework • Aquifer testing • Math sharpening
What this course is not • Large modeling package training • Numerical methods • Aqueous geochemistry
What I Expect • Class participation • Attendance • Attention • Questions (and answers) • Homework • Full preparation for quizzes • Knowledge/Skills • Understand and apply basic flow and transport equations • Be able to analyze head, breakthrough, and aquifer test data • Understanding is key
Semester Project • Individual or group • Group project proposal: FIU Hydrogeology • Collect available well, canal, lake, precipitation, transmissivity, pumping, ET etc. data. • Present data • Application?