Hydrogeology Field Camp Methods
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Field Camp:
May 23-June 27, 2006

Syllabus (PDF format)

Methods
GPS and P&C
Transit and Stadia

Well  Installation

Saturated Zone
Slug tests
Pumping tests
Water Sampling and Quality

Vadose Zone
Soil Profiles & Properties
Moisture content

Permeability
Saturated Permeability
Air Permeability

Surface Water
Gauging and seepage meters

Geophysics
Surface Resistivity

Hydrogeologic Settings

Instructors

Estimated Costs

Requirements

Past Schedules

Students collect water samples from wells and streams.

Water quality analyses performed in the field include pH, conductivity, and turbidity.

(Click on images below to see full-size photos.)

water sampling

Students collect "no head space samples" from a well at the GE plant in Greenville, SC.[1999]

Water Sampling

RMT Inc. provides an introduction to different sampling methods. [2001]

Water Sampling

Students determine pH of a stream near Clemson.[2000]

Water Sampling

Students compare turbidity of stream and well samples.[2000]

Water Sampling

Students compare turbidity of stream and well samples.[2000]

 



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