Wilson – Teaching

Spring 2005
HYD 508: Flow and Transport in Hydrologic Systems. Principles of flow and transport in groundwater aquifers, the vadose zone, and surface water bodies. Mass, momentum and energy conservation. Storage, compressibility, capillarity, and Darcy’s law in porous media. Single phase, two phase and Richard’s equations approaches to flow in porous media. Flow in fractures and streams. Transport of non-reactive chemical species by advection, diffusion and dispersion in porous and fractured media, and surface water bodies.

Fall 2004
HYD 532: Groundwater Modeling. Analysis and synthesis of hydrology problems. Conceptual modelling process: parameter estimation, model validation, and model prediction. Mathematical models for steady and transient flow and pollutant transport. Applications to well hydraulics, water supply, regional flow, recharge and infiltration, subsidence, sea water intrusion, surface water/groundwater interaction, groundwater pollution, and geotechnical problems. Case studies.

Spring 2004.
MATH 586 (HYD 572): Spatial Variability and Geostatistics. Introduction to spatial and temporal variability. Stationary and intrinsic random fields, variograms and estimation. Kriging, co-kriging, and simulation of random fields. Conditioning and conditional simulation. Indicator kriging and simulation. Applications from hydrology, mining, petroleum engineering, and other fields of science and engineering.

Fall 2003
On sabbatical

Spring 2003
HYD 508: Flow and Transport in Hydrologic Systems.

Fall 2002
HYD 533: Practicum in Quantitative Methods. Instruction and practice in computational methods used to solve hydrological problems. Introduction to spreadsheets, graphics programs, and statistical packages. Vector and matrix operations and finite difference programming using mathematical packages. Introduction to structured programming and subroutine libraries. Graded on S/U basis; credits earned may not be used to apply to the 30 credit hours required for the M.S.

HYD 572: Multiphase Flow and Transport

Spring 2002
HYD 508: Flow and Transport in Hydrologic Systems.

Fall 2001
HYD 533: Practicum in Quantitative Methods.

Spring 2001
HYD 508: Flow and Transport in Hydrologic Systems.

Spring 2000
HYD 508: Flow and Transport in Hydrologic Systems.

Fall 1999
HYD 533: Practicum in Quantitative Methods.

Spring 1999
HYD 532: Groundwater Modeling.

HYD 545: Stochastic Methods in Groundwater Hydrology. Selected topics from the theory of stochastic processes and random fields with applications to natural variability in groundwater hydrology; stochastic differential equations, spectral representation, perturbation methods, Monte Carlo simulation, Kalman filtering, kriging, Bayesian estimation, conditional simulation and related topics. Applications include estimation of aquifer parameters, effective properties of heterogeneous media, macroscopic dispersion, and monitoring network design. (Same as MATH 588)

Fall 1998
HYD 533: Practicum in Quantitative Methods.

MATH 586: Spatial Variability and Geostatistics. Introduction to spatial and temporal variability. Stationary and intrinsic random fields, variograms and estimation. Kriging, co-kriging, and simulation of random fields. Conditioning and conditional simulation. Indicator kriging and simulation. Applications from hydrology, mining, petroleum engineering, and other fields of science and engineering.

Spring 1998
HYD 532: Groundwater Modeling.