EnvSE 408 - Contaminant Hydrogeology - Course Resources Page

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Remember: Homework submissions most Thursdays by midnight [online site]  
Remember: Quizzes close midnight after the subsequent class (Tuesday midnight after prior Thursday's, etc.)[online site]  

Assignments     Prior Tests     Review Sheet     Remediation Tutorial Rubric     Peer Review Form    

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1. Introduction
  1:1 Introduction - Overview, deliverables, scope, contemporary issues
        Lecture     2016     2015     2014     Water in Energy Production    

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2. Physical Hydrology - Multiphase Flow
  2:1 Definitions, interfacial tension, capillary behavior
        Lecture     2016     2015     2014    
  2:2 Capillary pressure-saturation curves, hysteresis, NAPL distributions
        Lecture     2015     2013     Assignment 1     Assignment 1 (overview)    
  2:3 NAPL penetration, experimental p_c-S_w curves
        Lecture     2016     2015     2014    
  2:4 Darcy Law, relative perms, mass conservation
        Lecture     2015     2013     Assignment 2     Assignment 2 (overview)    
  2:5 Permeability, rel_perm-p_c relations, Buckley-Leverett
        Lecture     2015     2013    
  2:6 LNAPLs/DNAPLs, saturation with depth, monitoring
        Lecture     2016     2015     2013     Assignment 3     Assignment 3 (overview)    
  2:7 Unsaturated Flow - p_c-S_w and k_r-S_w relations, Brooks-Corey, van Genuchten
        Lecture     2016     2015     2013    

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3. Contaminant Transport
  3:1 Diffusion, dispersion, advection
        Lecture     2015     2013     Assignment 4     Assignment 4 (guide)    
  3:2 Advection-dispersion equation, 1-D and 3-D flows
        Lecture     2016     2015     2013    
  3:3 Evaluating dispersivity - lab, field forced- and natural-gradient
        Lecture     2013     Assignment 5     Assignment 5 (guide)    

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4. Retardation and Attenuation
  4:1 Sorption and isotherms, distribution coefficients, predictors
        Lecture     2013    
  4:2 Distribution coefficients and their predictors
        Lecture     Assignment 6     Assignment 6 (guide)    

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5. Vapor Mobility
  5:1 Transport, partitioning, retardation
        Lecture     2013    

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6. Mathematical Models
  6:1 Finite differences, flow, transport
        Lecture     Assignment 7     Assignment 7 (guide)    

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7. Site Investigation
  7:1 Drilling
        Lecture     2015     2014    
  7:2 Sampling and profiling
        Lecture     2015     Assignment 9     Assignment 9 (guide)    
  7:3 Surface and borehole geophysics
        Lecture     2015     2014    

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8. Remediation
  8:1 Biological processes
        Slides 2017     Lecture    
  8:2 Electrolytic processes
        Slides 2017     Lecture    
  8:3 Containment and ground modification
        Slides 2017     Lecture    
  8:4 Soil washing processes
        Slides 2017     Lecture    
  8:5 Air stripping
        Slides 2017     Lecture    
  8:6 Thermal processes
        Slides 2017     Lecture    

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