Physical and chemical aspects of the fate and transport of contaminants in soils and groundwater, including fundamental processes, multiphase flow
and groundwater remediation. One lecture (two hours), one lab (two hours); one term Prerequisite(s): Credit or registration in EARTH SC 3W03 or ENVIR SC 3W03 Antirequisite(s): EARTH SC 4WW3, ENVIR SC 4WW3 Cross-List(s): ENVIR SC 4WB3, EARTH SC 4WB3
Time/Term Offered: Term Two Winter 2013-14
Instructor: James E. Smith
Room: General Science Building Rm. 310
Tel:(905) 525.9140 x24534
Required Text Books/Course materials:
Academic dishonesty consists of misrepresentation by deception
or by other fraudulent means and can result in serious consequences,
e.g. the grade of zero on an assignment, loss of credit with a notation
on the transcript (notation reads: “Grade of F assigned for
academic dishonesty”), and/or suspension or expulsion from the
The following illustrates only three forms of academic dishonesty:
Plagiarism, e.g. the submission of work that is not one’s
own or for which other credit has been obtained.
Improper collaboration in group work.
Copying or using unauthorized aids in tests and examinations.
It is your responsibility to understand what constitutes
academic dishonesty. For information on the various kinds of academic
dishonesty please refer to the Academic Integrity Policy, located at http://www.mcmaster.ca/policy/Students-AcademicStudies/AcademicIntegrity.pdf
The instructor and university reserve the right to modify elements of the course during the term. The university may change the dates and deadlines for any or all courses in extreme circumstances. If either type of modification becomes necessary, reasonable notice and communication with the students will be given with explanation and the opportunity to comment on changes. It is the responsibility of the student to check their McMaster email and course websites weekly during the term and to note any changes.