Tannis Sharp

Sessional Lecturer - Faculty of Extension -Applied Hydrogeology in Alberta, Faculty of Extension - Health Safety Environment & Planning Unit
Sessional Lecturer - Contaminant Hydrogeology, Faculty of Science - Earth & Atmospheric Sciences

Contact

Sessional Lecturer - Faculty of Extension -Applied Hydrogeology in Alberta, Faculty of Extension - Health Safety Environment & Planning Unit
Email
tsharp@ualberta.ca

Sessional Lecturer - Contaminant Hydrogeology, Faculty of Science - Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
Email
tsharp@ualberta.ca

Courses

EXERM 4291 - Applied Hydrogeology in Alberta

The course will introduce the practice of hydrogeology as generally applied in Alberta. Three areas of hydrogeology will be explored, with emphasis on conditions in Alberta. These areas include:(1) Hydrogeological Site Assessment, (2) Groundwater Resource Evaluation and Management, and (3) Groundwater Monitoring. Topics will include principles and practices of contaminated site assessment, regulatory considerations, conceptual models, environmental risk management, and groundwater remediation. Methods of characterizing regional baseline hydrogeology, groundwater resource quantity and quality, and groundwater vulnerability will be covered, along with discussion of issues such as groundwater modelling, watershed management, groundwater-surface water interaction, and implications of climate change. Also considered will be the key elements of designing an effective groundwater monitoring program both on a local and a regional scale.

Continuing Ed Spring 2021

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