Hydrogeology

(Course Code: 235KEY, Course outline)

Semester: 7 Teaching Credits: 3 ECTS Credits: 5 Type:

Optional Compulsory

Prerequisite Courses:  – Course type: Special background Instructor: Petros Gaganis
  • Understand the basic characteristics of groundwater flow and mass transport in the subsurface.
  • Be able to make simple calculations regarding flow and transport characteristics.
  • Become familiar with simple groundwater models.
Topics per Week:

1. Introduction, water cycle, water budget

2. Groundwater, Basic principles, reservoir types, Storativity

3. Principles of groundwater flow, Darcy’s law, Hydraulic conductivity

4. Hydrogeologic systems in local and regional scale

5. The flow equation, solution methods

6. Flow nets, Groundwater flow in the unsaturated zone

7. parameter estimation, Wells and effects

8. Introduction to groundwater pollution, sources, physical and chemical properties of groundwater pollutants

9. Mass transport, advection, diffusion
10. Dispersion, adsorption, degradation
11. Advection dispersion equation
12. Applications, Non aqueous liquids
13. Groundwater pollution prevention and remediation

Theory – Lectures
(hours / week)
:
3
Exercises – Laboratories
(hours / week)
:
1
Other Activities:  –
Grading:

Assignments (2)
Mid-semester examination
Written examination at the end of the semester

Notes: Yes
Basic Textbook:
  • Βουδούρης Στ. Κώστας, 2009 , “ΥΔΡΟΓΕΩΛΟΓΙΑ ΠΕΡΙΒΑΛΛΟΝΤΟΣ. ΥΠΟΓΕΙΑ ΝΕΡΑ &ΠΕΡΙΒΑΛΛΟΝ”
  • Σούλιος Γ., 1996 , “ΓΕΝΙΚΗ ΥΡΟΓΕΛΟΓΙΑ” Τόμος Α ́, University Studio Press, 1996, ISBN: 960-12- 0513-6
Bibliography:
  • F.W. Schwartz and Zhang (2003), “Fundamentals of Ground Water”, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York
  • Domenico P.A. and F.W. Schwartz, (1990), “Physical and Chemical Hydrogeology”, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York
Language: Greek
Internet Links:

http://bcs.wiley.com/he- bcs/Books?action=index&bcsId=1316&itemId=0471137 855

http://www.egr.msu.edu/igw/DL/

http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/wsp2220