Groundwater Hydrology

Well drilling at a field site in Bangladesh.

MIT / BUET team drilling a sediment core at a field site in Munshiganj, Bangladesh. (Image by Prof. Charles Harvey.)


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Fall 2005



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This course features videos from the Cape Cod Field Trip and a page describing the work of the Harvey Research Group and their Bangladesh Case Study.

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This course covers fundamentals of subsurface flow and transport, emphasizing the role of groundwater in the hydrologic cycle, the relation of groundwater flow to geologic structure, and the management of contaminated groundwater. The class includes laboratory and computer demonstrations.

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Charles Harvey. 1.72 Groundwater Hydrology. Fall 2005. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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