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May 20-June 24, 2008

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Past Schedules

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Schedule

Course Material

2006 Highlights

2008

 

Here is the tentative schedule for 2008. Several details are still being worked out, so a few things are likely to change. Nevertheless, this will be pretty close to the actual schedule.

 

 

Date

Day

Activity

Assignment

1

May 20

T

Hydrogeologic Overview; Spatial Mapping; Campus

Exercise

2

21

W

Transit, depth to water, piezometric surface; Gardens

Exercise

3

22

TH

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

Exercise

4

23

F

Pumping test; field methods, Long-term pumping test start

Exercise

5

26

M

Well logging, borehole video, and packer tests

Exercise

6

27

T

Water quality, sampling; Visit Superfund site

 

7

28

W

Clemson Well Field Project; Drilling demonstration

 

8

29

TH

Clemson Well Field Project

Exercise

9

30

F

Borehole geophysics

Project 1 due

10

June 2

M

Vadose zone: hydrologic properties of soils

Exercise

11

3

T

Soil description; profiles at Simpson Station

Exercise

12

4

W

Surface water; Surface water, Stream gauging, seepage meters

Exercise

13

5

Th

Travel, Geology of Appalachians and Mid-Continent

 

14

6

F

Karst Hydrogeology

 

15

7

S

Mammoth Cave; Overview of karst geology

 

16

8

S

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

 

17

9

M

Fractured sedimentary rock: Oak Ridge National Lab, TNTravel

 

 

10

T

Reflection and laundry

Trip report due

18

11

W

Surface Geophysics; Resistivity

Exercise

19

12

TH

Clemson Watershed Project: overview and initial tests

Exercise

20

13

F

Clemson Watershed Project

 

21

16

M

Clemson Watershed Project: data review, drilling

 

22

17

T

Clemson Watershed Project

Exercise

23

18

W

Clemson Watershed Project

 

24

19

TH

Clemson Watershed Project: data processing

 

25

20

F

Groundwater management, GE Plant, Greenville; Watershed review

Project 2 due

26

23

M

Contaminated sites in the Piedmont; RMT

 

27

24

T

Chattooga River Hydrology

Notebooks due

 



Last Updated: January 11, 2005 -- Questions or comments, contact Larry Murdoch.
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