Department of Earth Science |Northeastern Illinois University

ESCI 337
Fall, 2007

Review Sheet for Exam #1 (October 4, 2007)                                        Dr. Sanders

Exam #1 is open-note, open-book.  You may bring any printed materials you like.  You should be able to do the following:

v Write the full names of at least two of your classmates.

v Making Hydrogeologic Calculations:
v Wells and Ground Water Systems:
v Water Flow: 
v Water Flow--Lab Explorations: Investigate, discover, and articulate the general principles that describe the movement of water and the factors that drive it.  Use simple lab set-ups to investigate the movement of water through open conduits and through porous media. 

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Follow-up questions (these were assigned  for Homework #2):
v Properties of Porous Materials: v Hydraulic Head, Hydraulic Gradient, and Flow:
v Water Table:  Discuss the meaning of the following terms:
Explain how each of the above relates to atmospheric pressure and pressure of water in pores (pore water pressure), and describe saturation conditions in each of the zones.  Tell what the hydraulic head is at a point directly on the water table.

v Measuring Hydraulic Conductivity and Permeability: 
v Darcy's Law:

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