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Hydrogeology

Rachel Esralew '09 at her field site in Oklahoma. Read more about Rachel's project.

Students in this Applied Geosciences concentration perform studies of surface water and groundwater. Their focus may vary from floods to well hydraulics. Students will develop a thorough understanding of how water moves over and through earth materials and may choose to develop skills related to modeling of geohydraulic systems. Upon completion, students may find employment opportunities with local or regional hydrologic, environmental, or geotechnical consultants as well as government agencies and regulators, such as the EPA, USGS, State DEP, or local Water Departments.

Course Options

  • GEOL 528 - Aqueous Geochemistry
  • GEOL 656 - Fate and Transport of Pollutants
  • GEOL 659 - Surface Water Hydrology
  • GEOL 661 - Environmental Groundwater Hydrology
  • GEOL 663 - Advanced Groundwater Flow and Transport Modeling
  • GEOL 668 - Geomechanics II: Fluids
  • ENVS 502 - Environmental Chemistry
  • ENVS 507 - Wetlands
  • ENVS 627 - The Delaware River. An Environmental Case Study
  • ENVS 674 - Assessment and Remediation of the Environment Using Biological Organisms

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