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Practical Applications in Hydrogeology

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Synopsis: This informative program will familiarize you with the theory and practice of hydrogeology, including guiding principles, basic mathematical principles, the identification of problems, and more. Class dates are May 4, 11, and 18, 2017 with an optional lab day on May 25.
Start Time: Thursday, May 4, 2017 8:30 AM
End Time: Thursday, May 4, 2017 4:30 PM
Location: Hort Farm No. 1 - Holly House-Nj Garden Club Hdq
Address: 130 Log Cabin Road
Campus: George H. Cook
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: See website
Sponsor: Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education
Category: Workshop, Course
Web Site: http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/courses/current/ew0103ca.html
Contact Name: Pamela Springard-Mayer
Contact Email: pspring@njaes.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 932-7463
Additional Information:

Program Topics

  • Darcy's Law the basic mathematics of flow-through porous media
  • Basic concepts hydraulic conductivity, transmissivity, well yields
  • Flow to wells in leaky and non-leaky confined aquifers and unconfined aquifers
  • Determination of hydraulic properties of aquifers, theory and solutions of aquifer tests
  • Behavior, transport and remediation of contaminants in porous media
  • Guidelines for the investigation and remediation of LNAPL and DNAPL
  • Strategies for remediation of groundwater contamination including state-of-the-art innovative technologies
  • The application to groundwater models for predicting the behavior of groundwater plumes and for optimizing groundwater remedies
  • Major NJ and Federal statutes and regulations governing groundwater and recent developments in the NJDEP's groundwater programs
  • And much more!

Students have the opportunity to sign up for an optional 4th day of class (May 25, 2017 - additional fee of $235 required) where they will receive personalized instruction devoted to well design and aquifer pumping tests.

Target Audience: Alumni,  General Public