Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Hydrogeophysics

ENV-523

Lecturer(s) :

Holliger Klaus

Language:

English

Summary

This course aims at providing a solid methodological foundation for understanding the principles and the applicability of geophysical techniques relevant for addressing hydrogeological and related environmental problems. The goal is to provide students with pertinent decision making capabilities.

Content

Surface- and borehole-based geophysical techniques suitable for the characterization of the vadose and saturated zones

Keywords

applied geophysics, hydrogeophysics, soil and rock physics, aquifer, vadose zone

Learning Prerequisites

Important concepts to start the course

Basic knowledge and interest in subsurface hydrology and soil physics

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Lectures, exercises, self-learning

Expected student activities

exercises, literature study

Assessment methods

100 % continuous control:

40 % exercises during the semester

60 % written final exam at the end of the semester

Supervision

Office hours No
Assistants No
Forum No
Others Communication via moodle and informal meetings upon agreement.

Resources

Bibliography

Recommended:

Rubin, Y., and Hubbard, S., (eds.), 2005, Hydrogeophysics,Springer.

 

Complementary:

Kirsch, R., (ed.) 2006, Groundwater Geophysics, Springer.

Kearey, P., Brooks, M., and Hill, I., 2002, An Introduction to Geophysical Exploration,3rd edition, Blackwell

Ressources en bibliothèque
Moodle Link

In the programs

  • Energy Management and Sustainability, 2017-2018, Master semester 2
    • Semester
       Spring
    • Exam form
       During the semester
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Hydrogeophysics
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Energy Management and Sustainability, 2017-2018, Master semester 4
    • Semester
       Spring
    • Exam form
       During the semester
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Hydrogeophysics
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Spring
    • Exam form
       During the semester
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Hydrogeophysics
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Spring
    • Exam form
       During the semester
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Hydrogeophysics
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Spring
    • Exam form
       During the semester
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Hydrogeophysics
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

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