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Hydrogeology I

Bachelor's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: GVG340

The course is not given as a stand-alone course this academic year, but can be included in the program/course package. For information contact the department.

About the Course

The course strives to give students a brief insight into all aspects of hydrogeology without any in depth coverage of specific fields. The aim of the course is to enable students to understand a wide range of hydrogeological problems and applications and the concepts and methods required to manage those. Introduction is given to the entire field of water resources management, the relevance and importance of water for the environment and the society; hydrogeology in general, its role and position within earth system science and to the main fields of application; components of the hydrological cycle with focus on groundwater; introduction of methods to describe and quantify important processes such as discharge, precipitation, evaporation, recharge, etc.

Brief introduction to methods used in hydrogeology: Field and laboratory measurements; Hydro-geo-chemistry and environmental isotopes; Modeling (basic principles) of groundwater flow and transport; Case studies: Typical problems and applications in hydrogeology.

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Tuition Fee

Please contact the department.
EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on: http://www.universityadmissions.se

Study Guidance

This course can be taken as an elective course.

Shortly before and during the course extra information can be found here: https://gul.gu.se

Circa one week before the course admitted students will receive registration instructions.

Further questions about the course or the Earth sciences program:  svl@gvc.gu.se



Department of Earth Sciences
Box 460
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Guldhedsgatan 5a

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