Groundwater and Environment

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Groundwater and Environment

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Environmental Sustainability

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Outline

     This class introduces various mechanisms related to the groundwater pollution to understand the fate and transport of the contaminants in the underground system.

    Course Objective

    To understand
    - contamination of soil and groundwater
    - the mechanisms determining fate and transport of contaminant in the aquifer
    - various approaches for modeling contaminant transport
    - determination of transport and reaction parameters
    - how to use commercial software for modeling groundwater contamination

    Recommended pre-requisite

    Mandatory Prerequisite: Hydrogeology (EAES207)
    Course requirement: Be able to handle Groundwater Modeling System (GMS, Aquaveo)

    Textbook, Material

    Contaminant Hydrogeology, Fetter

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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