Department of Earth Science |Northeastern Illinois University

ESCI 337
Fall, 2007

Daily Objectives #26 (December 4, 2007)                                        Dr. Sanders

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

Preparing Hydrogeologic Reports
  • Give an outline of the components of a scientific consulting report.
  • List the characteristics of a consulting report that are particular to this type of writing.

Today's Agenda:

v Ground Water Contamination and Remediation (Review)

Using Plume Busters, investigate the project hydrogeologic setting, delineate the plume of contamination, and identify the best remediation technology.

v Preparing Hydrogeologic Reports

Use the outline provided on the Plume Busters web page to begin organizing your capstone report. 

Examine several examples of scientific consulting reports.  Discuss what characteristics they have that make them unique and distinct from other types of reports and other kinds of writing.

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