GEOL 751 Physical  Hydrogeology 

Department of Geology

University of  Kansas, U.S.A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The Golden Triangle:   Ruak and  Mekong Rivers,, Thailand-Myanmar-Laos (photo by M.K. Schulmeister)

This course introduces basic principles of hydrogeology that are of relevance to a wide array of problems in environmental science and resource management. Topics such as the hydrologic budget, mechanics of surface and ground water movement, water resource assessment and allocation, causes and abatement of pollution, and consequences of human activities on hydrologic systems are emphasized in the context of their role in evaluating and addressing some of Earth's most pressing environmental issues.

The course is taught via the internet and is available to students enrolled in both on-campus and off-campus programs at KU. 

Please log in to Canvas on the first day of classes to find instructions for viewing the first lecture and completing the first assignment.

       GEOL 552 Introduction to Hydrogeology or consent of instructor.

James Drever, The Geochemistry of Natural Waters: Surface and Groundwater Environments



Edition, Prentice Hall, NJ, 419 p. A free electronic version of the book may be downloaded


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