HYDROGEOLOGY

12:166, Spring 2002

 

Instructor:

Prof. You-Kuan Zhang, 213 TH, 335-1806

you-kuan-zhang@uiowa.edu

 

Lecture Time & Room:

 

1:30-2:20 a.m., MF in 125 TH

Lab Time & Room:

1:30-3:20 p.m., W in 231 TH, except as noted on schedule

Instructor's Office Hours:

2:30-4:00 MF or by appointments

 

 

Teaching Assistant:

Christian Shorey, 35A TH, 335-0568

cshorey@blue.weeg.uiowa.edu

TA's Office Hours:

1-2:30 T in 30 TH, and 1-2 Th in 35A TH

 

 

Text:

Lab Manual:

 

Applied Hydrogeology, 4nd edition by Fetter, 2001

Hydrogeology Laboratory Manual by Lee and Fetter, 1994 (Both are available at IMU Bookstore)

 

Reference:

 

Groundwater by Freeze and Cherry, 1979

Physical and Chemical Hydrogeology (2rd ed.) by Domenico and Schwartz, 1998

Contaminant Hydrogeology (2nd ed.) by Fetter, 1999 (These books are reserved in Geology Library)

 

 

Reading Assignment:

Reading assignments in the text and seminar shelves are required.

 

Goal of the Course:

 

To gain basic understanding of physical and chemical principles and processes of groundwater flow and contaminant transport.

 

Grading:

 

Homework and labs:

Quizzes

Midterm Exam:

Final Exam:

 

40%

10%

20%

30%

 

 

Departmental Information:

Dr. Nancy Budd, Chair, 335-1819

Main office: 121 TH

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HYDROGEOLOGY

12:166, Spring 2002

 

Date

Lecture topic

Date

Lab topic

Jan.

212121212221211

Martin Luther King Day (no class)

23

Introduction

 

25

Introduction (cont.)

 

 

 

28

Hydrologic cycle and equation

30

Water budget I  (precipitation and

Feb.   

  1

Porosity & Specific Yield

 

                           evaporation)

 

4

Darcy’s law

6

Water budget II  (runoff, storage &

 

8

Hydraulic conductivity

 

                            groundwater flow)

 

11

Hydraulic head and gradient

13

Porosity & specific yield in B18 TH

 

15

Groundwater flow equations

 

 

 

18

Flownets

20

Darcy’s experiment in B18 TH

 

22

Natural groundwater flow

 

 

 

25

Groundwater flow to wells I

27

Flownets

Mar.

1

Groundwater flow to wells II

 

 

 

4

Groundwater flow to wells III

6

Computer Lab: AquiferTest in 114TH

 

8

Slug/Bail test analysis

 

 

 

11

Soil moisture & unsaturated flow

13

Midterm Exam

 

15

Water quality

 

 

 

18

Spring Break (no class)

20

Spring Break (no class)

 

22

Spring Break (no class)

 

 

 

25

Groundwater in USA

27

Water quality data analysis

 

29

Groundwater in Karst regions

30

Big Spring field trip

April

1

Regional groundwater flow

3

Seymour hazardous – waste site I

 

5

Basic concept of dispersion

 

  

 

8

Scale-dependent dispersion

10

Seymour hazardous – waste site II

 

12

Mass transport: equations

 

 

 

15

Mass transport: solutions for conservative tracer

17

Monitoring well installation

 

19

Mass transport: solutions for reactive species

 

 

 

22

Groundwater contamination

23

Slug/bail test

 

25

Remediation I

 

 

 

29

Remediation II

5/1

Seymour hazardous – waste site III

 

3

Intrinsic bioremediation

 

 

May

6

Groundwater modeling

8

Computer lab: GMS in 114

 

10

Review for Final Exam

 

 

 

17

Final Exam at 9:45 am in 125 TH