Objectives 1
Department of Earth Science |Northeastern Illinois University

ESCI 337
Spring, 2009

Daily Objectives #16 (March 12, 2009)                                        Dr. Sanders

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

v Hydrogeologic Maps and Cross Sections

w Explore the questions, issues, and difficulties that commonly arise in constructing hydrogeologic cross sections.

w Gather and explain the data on the subsurface conditions of the study area.

w Explain your cross section illustrating the hydrostratigraphy of the study area.

w Describe the hydrostratigraphy of the rock aquifers of northeastern Illinois, using the case studies presented in your textbook.

w Describe the bedrock topography in the study area, explaining the relative positions of the sandstone and limestone.

w List the three major environments of deposition of glacial materials, describe the sedimentary deposits they leave, and tell whether each is most likely to be an aquifer or an aquitard.

v Using Geologic Maps

v Hydrostratigraphy and Flow Systems (partly a review from previous classes)

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