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 install and sample wells to collect hydrogeologic data.

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

The department has joint ownership of a CME 45 drill rig with Agricultural Engineering.[2001]

A 6 well wellfield is currently being installed adjacent to the Geology Museum at the southern edge of campus.[2001]

Installing shallow wells at the Simpson Station.[2000]

 

 

Shallow wells are installed using
hand augers.[1997]

Coring with a Geoprobe. [2000]

   

 



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