By
the end of today's class, you
should be able to do the following:
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Properties of Porous Materials
 Define the following terms, using appropriate units of
measurement: hydraulic
conductivity and permeability.
 Characterize rocks and sediments in terms of their
hydraulic conductivity and permeability,
giving typical ranges of values of these properties for each type of
rock and sediment.
 Explain the difference between hydraulic conductivity and
permeability.
 Describe a lab method for measuring hydraulic conductivity.
