Department of Earth Science |Northeastern Illinois University

ESCI 337
Fall, 2005

Daily Objectives #10 (October 5, 2005)                                        Dr. Sanders

By the end of today's class, you should be able to do the following:

v Present results of your lab explorations.

v State the hydrogeologic principles that control or affect flow in each of the lab explorations:

            Bucket-to-Bucket Transfer
            Capillary Action
            Darcy Discovery
            Draining Work
            Holey Water Bottle
            Infiltration Observation 

v Define each of the following hydraulic properties of porous materials: 

            effective porosity            
            specific yield            
            specific retention 
            hydraulic conductivity

v  Develop laboratory experiments to estimate the values of each of the hydraulic properties listed above.

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