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Advanced Hydrogeology (ERTH90034)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 6.25On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2018
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeERTH90034
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

Course content includes: Physical Hydrogeology, Chemical Hydrogeology, Field Study/Methods and Management and Assessment.

Intended learning outcomes

  • This subject aims to equip students with discipline-specific knowledge and expertise appropriate for post-graduate research in the field; equip students with discipline-specific knowledge and expertise enabling them to take their place as professional geologists in industry or government organisations;
  • determine the distribution, movement and quality of groundwater using conventional and emerging approaches/technologies;
  • evaluate groundwater flow, storage, recharge and discharge, in the context of resource management, by applying appropriate tests;
  • assess chemical and biogeochemical factors affecting the composition and evolution of groundwater chemistry;
  • apply knowledge obtained from the course to addressing problems of importance to the minerals and/or water resources industry (e.g. mine tailings dams, contaminant plume mitigation, etc.).

Last updated: 22 February 2018