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280215 VU PS2 Groundwater Systems (PI) (2019W)

Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 20 participants
Language: English



same course venue and dates with course 280068!


Aims, contents and method of the course

Students know the distribution, measurement and analysis of the most important hydro(geo)logical parameters. They know the basic equations for groundwater flow and transport in 3D space. They are familiar with analytical and numerical methods to solve flow and transport problems. They know how to process, analyze and interpret pumping test data and how to construct a well.

Assessment and permitted materials

The examination of the courses is based on four individual evaluations. The contribution of each part to the final grade of the course is given in brackets. Examinations will not be repeated since no individual exam is mandatory to pass the course.

1) Successful oral group or individual presentation (20%)
Dates will be scheduled on the first meeting on 09.10.2019
2) Exercises (35%)
80% presence at the exercise is mandatory. Evaluation will be based on the presentation of the exercises by the students during the semester.
3) Written test (45%)
Questions regarding all mentioned topics on hydrogeology. Date is 29.01.2020 from 9:15 until 10:45. You need to bring a calculator. No other aid is allowed.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

See above. A minimum of 51 percent of all exams.

Examination topics

The group or individual presentation, the presented exercises as well as the written test will be based on aspects related to lecture and exercise content, respectively.

Reading list

Will be provided during the course.

Association in the course directory

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