Environmental Geology and Landscape Development

Week 6

Monday, February 7   Midterm Exam

Wednesday, February 9     Return Midterm

Reading for Wednesday: Chapter 13, Groundwater Systems, p. 308-322.    Make sure you understand the concept of aquifer, described early in the chapter.  Read carefully the section on Natural and Artificial discharge (p. 314-318)

Friday, February 11             Caves
                                                Groundwater Resources
Reading for Friday: Chapter 13, Groundwater Systems, p. 323-241.  Read through the section on caves to make sure you understand the interplay between groundwater erosion and deposition.  Note that figure 13.12 shows only one of several ways that cave systems form.  Then, read carefully pages 333-340.  What is happening in the Everglades?

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