Department of Earth Science |Northeastern Illinois University

ESCI 407
Spring 2006

Daily Objectives #8  (February 7, 2006)                                                                        Dr. Sanders

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

* Show how to calculate a geometric mean, and explain why and in what hydrogeologic situations it is used.

* Explain what a seepage meter is, sketch a diagram, and describe how it is used and for what.

* Explain the meaning of Darcy flux (also called specific discharge), and describe how it could be calculated and/or measured.

* Competently discuss Article 3: "Ground Water Recharge and Discharge in the Central Everglades", by Judson W. Harvey, Steven L. Krupa, and James M. Krest (Ground Water, Vol. 42, No. 7, Oceans Issue 2004, p. 1090-1102).  Discussion leader: Sadia.

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