Groundwater Resources Exploitation and Protection

Course Information
TitleΕΚΜΕΤΑΛ & ΠΡΟΣΤΑΣΙΑ ΤΩΝ ΥΠΟΓ. ΥΔΑΤ. ΠΟΡΩΝ / Groundwater Resources Exploitation and Protection
SchoolCivil Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID20000281

Programme of Study: PPS TMĪMATOS POLITIKŌN MĪCΗANIKŌN (2018-2019)

Registered students: 27
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Division of Structural EngineeringElective Courses843
Division of Hydraulics and Environmental EngineeringElective Courses843
Division of Geotechnical EngineeringElective Courses843
Division of Transport and Project ManagementElective Courses843

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
1. ΤΥ4300Efthymios Darakas, Nikolaos Theodosiou, Eleni Fotopoulou
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Characteristics of groundwater aquifers. Methods and techniques for hydrogeological research. Groundwater abstraction. Sea water intrusion in coastal aquifers. Problems in the development of aquifers: use of groundwater, combined use of ground and surface waters. Groundwater resources mathematical simulation models. The problem of groundwater pollution: sources and types of pollution, transport of pollutants, simulation models. Techniques for the protection and restoration of aquifers. Uncertainty analysis in groundwater pollution control. Delineation of well head protection zones.
groundwater aquifers, water [ollution, protection of the environment, mathematical models
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative)
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