## Syllabus 2019-20 - 14112006 - Hydrogeology (Hidrogeología)

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• Level 1: Tutorial support sessions, materials and exams in this language
• Level 2: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams and seminars in this language
• Level 3: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams, seminars and regular lectures in this language
 DEGREE: Grado en Ingeniería de minas (14112006) FACULTY: SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING OF LINARES DEGREE: Doble grado en Ingeniería de tecnologías mineras e Ingenieria civil (15012012) FACULTY: SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING OF LINARES ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20 COURSE: Hydrogeology
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
 NAME: Hydrogeology CODE: 14112006 (*) ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20 LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 2 ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 3 SEMESTER: PC
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
 NAME: HIDALGO ESTÉVEZ, Mª CARMEN DEPARTMENT: U117 - GEOLOGÍA FIELD OF STUDY: 427 - GEODINÁMICA EXTERNA OFFICE NO.: D - D-104 E-MAIL: chidalgo@ujaen.es P: 953648521 WEBSITE: https://www.ujaen.es/departamentos/geologia/ ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0982-786X LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 2
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

1. The Hydrologic Cycle. Groundwater as a natural resource. The water cycle: concept, elements, hydrologic equation and hydrologic budget. The groundwater system in the hydrologic cycle.
2. Hydrologic properties of Earth materials. Porosity and water content of soil. Effective porosity and specific retention. Porisity values for sediments and rocks. Permeability. Soil water. Water table recharge.
3. Properties of aquifers. Aquifers, aquitards and aquicludes. Types of groundwater conditions.  Confined, semi-confined and unconfined aquifers. Water table and piezometric head. Classification of springs.
4. Hydrometeorology and surface hydrology. Precipitation, evaporation and evapotranspiration. Infiltration. Runnoff and streamflow: hydrograph separation, rainfall-runnoff relationships and measurement of streamflow.
5. Darcy's Law. Darcy's experiment and Darcy's Law: hydraulic gradient and hydraulic conductivity. Specific discharge and average linear velocity. Transmissivity and specific yield. Heterogeneity and anisotropy. Permeability of heterogeneous formations..
6. Principles of ground-water flow. Gradient of hydraulic head, flow lines and flow nets.    Regional groundwater flow: Hubbert and Toth's theories. Equations of groundwater flow. Groundwater models.
7. Ground-water flow to wells and well hydraulics. Pumping test: basic assumptions and Dupuit equation. Steady-state conditions. Unsteady radial flow. Methods in leaky aquifers. Recovery test. Slug tests.
8. Testing wells for yield. Head losses and estimation method. Pumping test procedures for characterizing the productivity of drilled wells.
9. Quality of groundwater. Units of measurement. Types of chemical reactions in water. Major ion chemistry. Presentation of results of chemical analysis. Water quality standards. Spanish water regulations.
10. Groundwater contamination. Sources of groundwater pollution. Pollution in relation to water use. Groundwater restoration. Capture-zone analysis. Mining contamination: control measures and remediation.
11. Geology of groundwater occurrence. Igneous and metamorphic rocks. Unconsolidated aquifers and clastic sedimentary rocks. Karstic hydrology.

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Lectures (theory): 2 hours per week

Laboratory and practical problems: 2 hours per week

Hydrogeological field trip in the mining district of Linares: 1 day

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

Exam paper (70% of the total score) combined with evaluation of the laboratory exercises and field activities (25%), and participation in seminars and practices (5%).

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
• Hydrogeology: principles and practice. Edition: -. Author: Hiscock, Kevin M.. Publisher: Malden [etc.]: Blackwell, 2007  (Library)
• Groundwater hydrology. Edition: 3rd ed. Author: Todd, David Keith. Publisher: [New York ]: John Wiley, cop. 2005 [i.e. 2004]  (Library)
• Applied hydrogeology. Edition: 4th. ed. Author: Fetter, C. W.. Publisher: Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, cop. 2001  (Library)
• Hydrology [Recurso electrónico]: principles, analysis and design. Edition: Rev. 2nd ed. Author: Raghunath, H. M. Publisher: New Delhi : New Age International (P) Ltd., Publishers, c2006  (Library)