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Contamination of Orangetown: a mock trial and site investigation part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Professional journal article describing the presentation and pedagogy behind using a mock trial as a means to teach groundwater science and the legal system to hydrology students. The lead author is ...

Topics: Mock Trial

Verification, validation, and confirmation of numerical models in earth sciences part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Philosophic discussion of the use, misuse, and misunderstanding of modeling terms that lend credibility to models and results. Very interesting article with wonderful insight and suggestions.

Topics: Hydrogeology:Computer Modeling, Legal System, People:Experts

Groundwater modeling and litigation part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Insightful book chapter dealing with the presentation of expert testimony dealing with computer models and some of the weaknesses present in all models and exploited in cross examination.

Topics: Hydrogeology:Computer Modeling, Legal System:Expert Testimony, People:Experts

Geoscience and the law part of SERC Print Resource Collection

Topics: Legal System

Trial courts and practice part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Professional article describing the purpose and philosophy of jury trials (as opposed to bench trials). Very good background material for a term paper.

Topics: Federal Trial, Legal System:Jury Trials

Improving expert testimony part of SERC Print Resource Collection
A professional article describing ways that experts can improve upon the manner in which they present testimony and ways in which the court can improve in receiving expert testimony

Topics: Legal System:Expert Testimony, People:Experts

Groundwater Modeling of the Aberjona Basin part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Master's thesis from MIT on the groundwater flow system of the entire Aberjona River watershed. The area near Woburn wells G and H is a small region within this computer model.

Topics: Hydrogeology

'A Civil Action' in the Geology Classroom part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This is a Education and Outreach article about the undergraduate honors course at Ohio State University where students serve as expert witnesses and attorneys in a mock trial centered on the ...

Topics: Mock Trial

Hydrogeology and simulation of ground-water flow at Superfund-site Wells G and H, Woburn, Massachusetts part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Steady-state, two-layer MODFLOW model of the groundwater flow system at wells G and H in Woburn, Massachusetts, based on work performed for USEPA. Model is calibrated to water levels measured in ...

Topics: Hydrogeology:Computer Modeling

Field investigations of uncontrolled hazardous waste sites part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Early U.S. EPA subcontractor report dealing with sources of contamination at the Wells G & H Superfund site

Topics: Woburn:Wells G and H Superfund Site, Pollution Sources


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