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Syllabus 2019-20 - 77412009 - Research and Management of Water Resources (Investigación y gestión de recursos hídricos)

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DEGREE: Máster Univ. en Ingeniería de Minas
FACULTY: SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING OF LINARES

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Research and Management of Water Resources
CODE: 77412009 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 2
ECTS CREDITS: 3.0 YEAR: 1 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: -
LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 2
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

 

  1. Fundamentals of hydrogeology. Hydrology and hydrogeology. The hydrologic cycle and the hydrologic equation. Properties of Earth materials: porosity, specific yield and permeability. Water content of soil and groundwater recharge. Water balance.
  2. Hydrometeorology and surface hydrology. Evaporation, transpiration and evapotranspiration. Measurement of precipitation. Runnoff and streamflow: hydrograph separation, rainfall-runnoff relationships and measurement of streamflow.
  • Principles of groundwater flow. Aquifers: characteristics, water table and potentiometric surface maps. Springs. Darcy's law: gradient of hydraulic head and hydraulic conductivity. Applicability of Darcy's law and specific discharge. Permeameters. Heterogeneity and anisotropicity. Flow lines and flow nets. Refraction of flow lines.
  1. Chemical hydrogeology. Chemical composition of groundwater, groundwater sampling and graphical presentation of hydrochemical data.Mine water pollution and remediation: mine water chemistry, assessment of contamination loads and treatment of polluted mine waters.
  2.   Regional groundwater flow.

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Research, development, management, and sustainability analysis of hydrogeological projects. Water in mining: quantitative and qualitative aspects. Analysis of case studies.

For exchange students: teaching support, materials, seminar papers and exams in English.

 

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 combined with a written report of field activities.

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Mine water: hydrology, pollution, remediation. Edition: -. Author: Younger, Paul L.. Publisher: Dordrecht [etc.] : Kluwer, cop. 2002  (Library)
  • Uranium, Mining and Hydrogeology [Recurso electrónico]. Edition: -. Author: Merkel, Broder J.. Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2008.  (Library)
  • Hydrogeology : principles and practice. Edition: 2a. ed. Author: Hiscock, Kevin M. Publisher: Chichester : Wiley, cop. 2014  (Library)
ADDITIONAL BOOKLIST:
  • Groundwater in the environment : an introduction. Edition: -. Author: Younger, Paul L.. Publisher: Malden : Blackwell, 2008  (Library)
  • Practical and applied hydrogeology [Recurso electrónico]. Edition: -. Author: Şen, Zekâi, author. Publisher: Amsterdam, Netherlands ; Oxford, England : Elsevier, 2015  (Library)
  • Hydrogeology [Recurso electrónico] : objectives, methods, applications. Edition: 1st ed. Author: Gilli, Éric. Publisher: Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press, 2013  (Library)
  • Applied Hydrogeology of Fractured Rocks [Recurso electrónico] : Second Edition. Edition: -. Author: Singhal, B.B.S.. Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer Science+Business Media B.V., 2010.  (Library)
  • Field hydrogeology. Edition: 3rd ed.. Author: Brassington, Rick. Publisher: Chichester, England ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley, c2007.  (Library)
  • Geochemistry, groundwater and pollution. Edition: 2nd ed. Author: Appelo, C. A. J.. Publisher: Boca raton[etc.] : CRC Press, cop. 2005  (Library)
  • The New Uranium Mining Boom [Recurso electrónico] : Challenge and Lessons learned. Edition: 1. Author: -. Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer, 2012  (Library)
  • Uranium, Mining and Hydrogeology [Recurso electrónico]. Edition: -. Author: Merkel, Broder J.. Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2008.  (Library)
  • Groundwater Geochemistry [Recurso electrónico] : A Practical Guide to Modeling of Natural and Contam. Edition: 2nd Edition.. Author: Merkel, Broder J.. Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : 2005 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2008.  (Library)
  • Groundwater hydrology. Edition: 3rd ed. Author: Todd, David Keith. Publisher: [New York ]: John Wiley, cop. 2005 [i.e. 2004]  (Library)