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monday 14-15

E-mail: petar.dokmanovic@rgf.bg.ac.rs

Basics of Hydrogeology

Course Description

Study program: Environmental Engineering (III semester -OAS), Geology (III semester -OAS), Geophysics (III semester -OAS), Geotechnics (III semester -OAS), Mining Engineering (III semester -OAS), Petroleum Engineering (III semester -OAS)

Name of subject: Basics of Hydrogeology

Instructors: Dr Petar Dokmanović, Dr Veselin Dragišić

Status: Optional


Prerequisites: -

Course Objectives: Introduction to the basic concepts in hydrogeology: origin, forms, aquifer formations and types, movement and outflow of groundwater, their place in general water cycle on Earth and important aspects of their quality and regimes.

Learning Outcomes: Mastering the basic principles of Hydrogeology as well as the basic knowledge about groundwater as an integral component of environment.


Theory teaching
Cycle and water balance on Earth and groundwater flows. Concept, origin and types of groundwater. Physical-mechanical and hydrogeological properties of the different rock types. Groundwater movement. Physical-chemical, radiological and microbiological composition of groundwater. Hydrogeological structures. Concept, Elements and Classification of aquifers. Concept and classification of springs. The relationship between groundwater and surface waters. Concept, basic elements and classification of groundwater regime. Concept and classification of mineral waters. Importance of groundwater resources.

Practical teaching
Exercises follow lectures. Exercises consist of questions and problems that should be answered/solved by students, and are designed to enable effective overcoming of teaching materials.

Suggested Reading List

  1. Драгишић В. (1997): Општа хидрогеологија, основни уџбеник РГФ-а

Fund Hours:

Lectures Exercises Other forms of teaching Study research
2 2 0 0

Conduct of the Course: Combination of oral presentation and computer graphic presentation

AssessmentОцена знања:

Final Exam ECTS
Oral Exam 30
Classwork Assessment ECTS
Class Participation 15
Practical Classes 15
Written Tests 40

Additional Assessment Criteria -