Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
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 Prerequisites
Not required
Learning Outcomes
-Understanding of the hydrological cycle -Hydrologic balance calculation at a river basin -Τhe learning of basic hydrogeological-hydraulic terms and properties -Understanding of groundwater flow and aquifers properties -Creation and interpetation of piezometric maps
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work in teams
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Surface Hydrology. Hydrological balance (precipitation, infiltration, surface runoff, evapotranspiration). Groundwater storage (porosity, role of geological formations). Vertical distribution of groundwater (Properties and types of aquifers). Groundwater flow, Darcy's Law, hydraulic conductivity. Piezometric maps. Groundwater action in porous media (compressibility, land subsidence, quicksand ή running sand).
Hydrological balance, aquifers, groundwater flow, piezometry, net flows, springs, karst aquifers
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
- Use of software for the lectures presentation - All class material is available in electronic form to all students through the course web page - The teacher communicates with students through Ε-mail - The class evaluation is performed through the Quality Assurance Unit (MO.DI.P.)
Course Organization
Laboratory Work782.6
Reading Assigment80.3
Student Assessment
Quality management system of the Quality Assurance Unit (MO.DI.P)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1) Τεχνική Υδρογεωλογία (Κ. Βουδούρης, Εκδόσεις Τζιόλα, Θεσσαλονίκη) 2) Υδρογεωλογία, Τόμος α' (Γ. Σούλιος, University Studio Press)
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