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Aquifer Characterization

Marek Matyjasik, Weber State University

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This page first made public: Jun 6, 2013

Summary

Well Field Practice: aquifer characterization through conducting and interpreting of aquifer pump tests.

Context

Audience

Undergraduate course in hydrogeology, an access to a well field.

Skills and concepts that students must have mastered

Ability to interpret aquifer pump tests.

How the activity is situated in the course

A stand-alone exercise or a culminating project.

Goals

Content/concepts goals for this activity

aquifer pumping tests.

Higher order thinking skills goals for this activity

Analysis of data, development of spacial aquifer model.

Other skills goals for this activity

Description and Teaching Materials

Please see supporting materials.

wellfieldpractice2013 (Microsoft Word 12.6MB May24 13)



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Assessment

Use of all appropriate methods, critical evaluation of interpreted data.

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