EXCPE 4291 - Applied Hydrogeology in Alberta

39 units

Online and Continuing Education

The practice of hydrogeology as generally applied in Alberta is presented. The course begins with the basics of groundwater flow, groundwater chemistry, and characterizing groundwater. The principles of groundwater contaminated site assessment, site conceptual models, and groundwater remediation will then be introduced along with regulatory considerations. Regional groundwater flow and its manifestations, aquifers and water wells in Alberta, groundwater resource evaluation, vulnerability, modelling, groundwater-surface water interaction, and implications of climate change will be explored.

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