presented by Thomas Naymik, Ph.D., Scott Bair, Ph.D., and John H. Williams
If you have concerns about your background in aquifer test design and analysis, this course is for you. It will give you the confidence and ability to plan and conduct aquifer tests, and to analyze and interpret the data by graphical methods. The instructors stress understanding the principles behind aquifer testing through hands-on graphical methods that will refine your analytical skills of aquifer test interpretation. Select computer software applications for analyzing pumping tests and slug tests are used to demonstrate additional interpretive methods.
The course curriculum is designed to present the theory of the various methods for aquifer testing and analysis in a variety of hydrogeologic settings while emphasizing the practical problem-solving techniques you are expected to perform in real hydrogeological investigations.
In the process of characterizing the hydrogeology of a site for water resource potential or contaminant characterization and remediation studies, determining site-specific values of hydraulic parameters for aquifers and confining layers is a critical step. Pumping tests and slug tests are the field techniques used for this purpose. As groundwater scientists and engineers, it is your responsibility to design the aquifer tests, analyze the test data, and make interpretations for estimating the parameter values used to define the site in future flow modeling, transport simulations, and remedial measures. Many methods are used to analyze pumping and slug test data, but you need to know the correct method to use under your specific hydrogeologic conditions.
The course instructors have applied experience in academia, consulting, government, and private research. Their years of knowledge and experience will provide you with insight on aquifer testing you cannot obtain from just reading a textbook on the subject.
During this course, you will learn how to:
Intermediate; participants should have a working knowledge and analytical experience in groundwater and hydrology.
This course is worth 2.35 CEUs.
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33 Nationwide Blvd.
Columbus, Ohio 43215
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