ENV-523 / 3 credits

Teacher: 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

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:

  • Assess / Evaluate
  • Decide
  • Analyze

Transversal skills

  • Communicate effectively with professionals from other disciplines.
  • Give feedback (critique) in an appropriate fashion.
  • Use a work methodology appropriate to the task.

Teaching methods

Lectures, exercises, self-learning

Expected student activities

exercises, literature study

Assessment methods

100 % continuous control:

50 % exercises during the semester

50 % written final exam at the end of the semester

Supervision

Office hours Yes
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.

Ressources en bibliothèque

Moodle Link

In the programs

  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: During the semester (summer session)
  • 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 (summer session)
  • 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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