Aquifer Characterization

Marek Matyjasik, Weber State University

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

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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.


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.

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Description and Teaching Materials

Please see supporting materials.

wellfieldpractice2013 (Microsoft Word 12.6MB May24 13)

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

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