Characterising Groundwater Resources
Groundwater is a vital resource in many regions of the world for sustaining populations and groundwater-dependent ecosystems. This micro-credential focuses on techniques for quantifying and utilizing groundwater resources.
The course is designed for people who have undergraduate-level scientific literacy and numeracy skills as well as some knowledge of groundwater systems.
Topics covered include conceptual model development, using flow equations in groundwater systems, an introduction to drilling technology, production wells and aquifer testing.
Upon successful completion, you'll receive:
- Three PD Points, convertible to academic credit
- A Certificate of Achievement
- A UWA Plus Professional Development Transcript, listing all successfully completed micro-credentials
- Delivery mode
- Start date
- 19 June 2023
- 6 weeks total
- 75 hours composed of readings and videos, learning activities and discussions during online workshops, completion of
- 2x 3hr online classes per week for 3 weeks.
- Academic Leads
- Dr Sarah Bourke
- $990 inc. GST
- Critical information summary
- GEOSM402 – Critical information summary [PDF, 244KB]
Demonstrate understanding of hydrogeological principles
Basic skills in the analysis and interpretation of hydrogeological information
How to explain and report on hydrogeological issues