Groundwater hydrology; types of geological formations; physical properties of aquifers, Darcy’s law and hydraulic conductivity. Steady aquifer flows and estimation of hydraulic conductivity. Unsteady flow and estimation of the storage coefficient. Groundwater exploration, well construction and pumping. Unsaturated flow.

                        Surface water hydrology; Surface runoff and factors that affect surface runoff, catchment characteristics, hydrograph analysis; unit hydrograph and its application.

                        Reservoir and river routing: Routing equation. Application to flood routing over reservoirs and rivers.

                        Hydrological forecasting. The need for forecasting: a frequency analysis.

                        Physical and Statistical Analysis related to hydrological processes.

                        Laboratory and course work


Level of Study: 500 Level