LECTURE SCHEDULE AND ASSIGNMENTS  2006
The following is a semidetailed list of topics we will cover during the class, along with appropriate reading sections from your text, web links, and other notes. The instructor reserves the right to alter this schedule to fit class needs.
This
schedule is an evolving document, and you should check it at least
weekly
for updates and changes!! You are responsible for knowing about
any
updates to this schedule and its assignments each week!!!
Week
1 (8/2829 Section A  Lab) 
Lecture 1:
Pools
and
Fluxes, Hydrology
Defined, PreQuiz, Surface and Groundwater Types, Terminology,
Delineation
of Watersheds, CatchmentsWatershedsBasins, Stream Drainage Order (HydroSlides
1) Lecture 2: Delineation Exercise, Unit Conversions and Units (important!), Water Budgets (HydroSlides 2) Laboratory: Labrador Hollow/Tinker's
Falls; Hydrologic Setting of Upstate NY (Section A) 
Text: Chapter 1 (all); Appendix
1, pp. 235241.
 Handouts on Drainage Basins;  Watershed Delineation Ex.; not handed in.  Question and Terminology Handouts;  Problems 15 pp.1415 (study) 
Week 2 (9/5 Section B lab) 
Laboratory: Labrador Hollow and Tinker's Falls, Hydrologic Setting of Upstate NY (Section B)  Lab Section B Writeup due
Monday, 9/11 
Week 3 (9/1112) 
Quiz #1: Continuity
Equation, Hydro Budgets, Watershed Delineation. Lecture: Watershed Delineations, Hydrologic Budgets and Computer Models, Start Atmospheric Moisture and ET, Interception, Measurement Devices, etc. Laboratory: Unit Conversions and Units, Areal Precipitation Exercise. Take Home Unit Conversion Problems. 
Text:
Chapter
2 (sections 2.1, 2.2, 2.2.1, 2.2.3, 2.3, 2.4; Figures 2.22.5,
Bowen
Ratio. Problems 1,4 pp. 4041 Homework: Unit Conversion Problem Set. Due Monday, September 18. 
Week 4 (9/1819) 
Due: Unit Conversion Problem Set Quiz #2: Unit Conversions, Significant Figures, Scientific Notation Lecture: Spatial Rainfall Dist, Areal Precip. Exercise, Rainfall Probabilities, Evapotranspiration, Bowen Ratio and Energy Balance Method, Precipitation Collection Devices. (Hydroslides 3); Finish Atmospheric Moisture. 
Text:
Chapter
2 (sections 2.1, 2.2, 2.2.1, 2.2.3, 2.3, 2.4; Figures 2.22.5,
Bowen
Ratio. Problems 1,4 pp. 4041 , practice problems Quiz 3 Monday, September 25. (all of Atmospheric Moisture). 
Week 5 (9/2526) 
Quiz 3: Atmospheric Moisture Lecture: Streams and Floods, Hydrographs, Stream Types, Floods, Streams and Surveys, Hydrograph Analysis, USGS Realtime Discharge, River Dischage, New and Old Water (Hydroslides 4) Laboratory: Complete Atm Moisture, Practice Problem Sets in Unit Conversions, Problems, Mock Quiz, Review for Exam. 
Text:
Chapter
2 (sections 2.1, 2.2, 2.2.1, 2.2.3, 2.3, 2.4; Figures 2.22.5,
Bowen
Ratio. Text: Chap 5 (sections 5.1, 5.2, 5.5, 5.6). Figures 5.15.5, 5.13, Table 5.4.; USGS Websites. Exam 1  Monday, October 2 on lecture and lab material through 9/26 
Week 6 (10/23) Happy New Year 
Exam 1
 Monday, October 2 Lecture (Tuesday, October 3): Hydrographs and Floods, Annual Hydrographs, Stream Hydraulics, Open Channel Flow, Bernoulli's Equation, Flow in a Pipe, Bernoulli's Equation, Hydraulic Head and Head Loss, LaminarTurbulent Flow, Manning's Velocity Equation, Stream Velocity Profile, Hjulstrom Equation (Hydroslides 5) 
Text: Chap 5 (sections 5.1,
5.2, 5.5, 5.6). Figures
5.15.5, 5.13, Table 5.4.; USGS Websites. Text: Chap 3; Sections 3.1, 3.5.2 (Bernoulli Equation on pp.5253, top of 56, equation 3.20, p.59, continuity equation) Section 3.6 pp.6163 (hydraulic head, head loss). Text: Chap 4 Sections 4.1 (pp. 7374), Manning Equation (p.8788, Table 4.1) 
Week 7 (10/910) 
Lecture: Finish
Open Channel Flow, Bernoulli's Equation, Flow
in a Pipe,
Bernoulli's Equation, Hydraulic Head and Head Loss, LaminarTurbulent
Flow,
Manning's Velocity Equation, Stream Velocity Profile, Hjulstrom
Equation Laboratory: Stream Discharge/Hoxie Gorge/Lab Section A 
Same readings as week 6 
Week 8 (10/1617 
Lecture: Hydrograph
Analysis, Streamflow,
Hydrograph Separations (Hydroslides 6) Laboratory: Stream Discharge/Hoxie Gorge/Lab Section B 
Text:
Chap 9 (sections 9.19.4) pp. 199209 Handouts, New Slides. Quiz Monday October 23 
Week 9 (10/2324) 
Quiz
#4: All material from Tuesday, October 3 Lecture to date Lecture: Vadose and Unsaturated Zone Dynamics, Soil Water Potential, Matric Potential. (Hydroslides 7) Laboratory (Tues): In class Stream Data Writeup and Discussion; Hydrograph Separation Exercise; Excel Practice 
Text: Chap 8; Secs. 8.1
(all), 8.2,8.2.1
(Pressure Head, Capillary Forces), 8.3, 8.7, 8.8, 8.9, 8.10 Figures: 8.18.4, 8.6, 8.9, 8.12, 8.13; Handout: pp. 91111 (soil water) Assignment: Hoxie Gorge Creek Lab Writeup and Hydrograph Exercise due Wednesday, November 1 by 4pm. Writeup Instructions / Writeup Data 
Week 10 (10/3031) 
Lab
Exercise and Hydrograph Separation Exercise Due Wednesday. Lecture: Complete Vadose Zone and Soil Water, Introduction to Groundwater Hydraulics, Porosity and permeability, Bernoulli's Law and Wells/Piezometers, Hydraulic Head, Darcy's Law (Hydroslides 8) Laboratory: Open Lab for discussions of Lab Writup due Wednesday. 
Same
readings as for Week 9 in text, plus..... Text: Chap 6, Secs. 6.16.4, (all). Darcy's Apparatus. Hydraulic Conductivity. Handouts. Seminar: Dr. Lou Derry, thursday evening, 7pm in Room 109 Bowers. Attendance Required in lieu of Tuesday Lab. Exam #2: Tuesday, November 7 
Week
11 (11/67) 
Lecture (Mon): Introduction
to
Groundwater Hydraulics (continued): Darcy's Law, Piezometric
Measurements, the Groundwater
Landscape,
Confined and Unconfined Aquifers, Recharge/Discharge Zones Exam #2: Tuesday, November 7 during lab period. 
Text: Sec. 6.36.6, problems 24, pp.143144. Handouts. 
Week
12 (11/1314) 
Lecture:
(Monday) Darcy's Law,
Piezometric Measurements, the Groundwater
Landscape,
Confined and Unconfined Aquifers, Recharge/Discharge Zones (Hydroslides 9) Laboratory: (Tuesday) Malloryville Wetlands  Lab Group A 
Text:
Sec. 6.36.6, problems 24,
pp.143144. Handouts. Sec. 6.5. Begin Chapter 7. Exam Key Posted on Board Outside Class Quiz #5 Monday 
Week
13 (11/2021) 
Quiz #5: Monday, Groundwater Lecture: (Monday) Groundwater flow dynamics, Steady State Flow, Flownet Concept, Equipotentials and Transmissivity, Isotropy/Anisotropy; Fig 7.3, 6.76.10. Laboratory: (Tuesday) Malloryville Wetlands  Lab Group B 
Text:
Chapter 7, Sec. 7.17.4.,
handouts,
overheads Malloryville Wetlands Lab Writeup Instructions 
Week
14 (11/2728) 
Laboratory Assignment Due:
Malloryville Writeup due Tues,
Nov. 28 Lecture: Steady State Flow, Flownet Concepts, Regional and Local Flow Aquifers Systems, LaPlace Equation, Well Hydrographs and Well Drawdown (Hydroslides 10) Laboratory: In lab exercise and lecture 
Text:
Chapter 7, Sec. 7.17.4.,
handouts and
overheads Homework: Water Table and Flownet: Hvorslav Method Quiz/ #6 Monday 
Week
15 (12/45) 
Quiz #6: Hazen Method for
Anisotropic Aquifers Lecture: Steady State Flow, Flownet Concepts, Regional and Local Flow Aquifers Systems, LaPlace Equation, Well Hydrographs and Well Drawdown, Hvorslav Method of K calculation. Water Table Map, Hydroslides 11 Cortland Aquifer Discussion and Maps; . Laboratory Period Tuesday: Guest Lecture/Todd Miller and John Helgren 

Final Exam 
Monday,
December 11, 4:206:10. Same Lecture Room Final Exam Review Document 
Final Exam will be of two parts: Part 1  material from the last exam to date (11/6 lecture onward) and will be closed book/notes ; Part 2 = Open book/note questions on the Cortland Aquifer (USGS Report), Guest Lecture notes, and overall synthesis question. 