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May 19-June 23, 2009

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Methods

Hydrogeologic Settings

Instructors

Estimated Costs

Requirements

Past Schedules

Non-Clemson Students

Application Form

Schedule

Course Material

2006
2008

2009

 

 

Date

Day

Activity

Assignment

1

May 19

T

Hydrogeologic Overview; Spatial Mapping; Campus

Exercise

2

20

W

Transit, depth to water, piezometric surface; Gardens

Exercise

3

21

TH

Saturated zone. Slug test; theory, field methods, data reduction; Piedmont Hydrology

Exercise

4

22

F

Blue Ridge hydrogeology field trip

 

5

25

M

Pumping test; field methods,

Exercise

6

26

T

Well logging, borehole video, and packer tests

Exercise

7

27

W

Borehole geophysics

Exercise

8

28

TH

Clemson Well Field Project;

 

9

29

F

Clemson Well Field Project

 

10

June 1

M

Visit Superfund site; Water quality, sampling

Project 1 due

11

2

T

Vadose zone: hydrologic properties of soils

Exercise

12

3

W

Soil description; profiles at Simpson Station

Exercise

13

4

Th

Surface water; Stream gauging, seepage meters

Exercise

14

5

F

Travel, Geology of Appalachians and Mid-Continent

 

15

6

S

Mammoth Cave; Overview of karst geology

 

16

7

S

Intro to Caving, Mammoth Cave; Karst in Bowling Green, KY

 

17

8

M

Fractured sedimentary rock: Knoxville, TN

 

 

9

T

Fractured sedimentary rock: Knoxville, TN; return to Clemson

 

18

10

W

Vadose zone

Exercise

19

11

TH

Surface water; Stream gauging, seepage meters

Exercise

20

12

F

Clemson Watershed Project overview and initial tests

 

21

15

M

Clemson Watershed Project: data review

 

22

16

T

Peek’s Creek Landslide trip

Exercise

23

17

W

Clemson Watershed Project

 

24

18

TH

Clemson Watershed Project

Exercise

25

19

F

Watershed project wrap up

 

26

22

M

Chattooga River Hydrology

Project 2 due

27

23

T

 

 



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