Lecture 14 Florida Groundwater

Lecture 14 Florida Groundwater - Florida Groundwater and...

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8/2/11 Florida Groundwater and Hydrogeology
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8/2/11 Groundwater provides 98% of all available freshwater 62% 21% United States Total Water Withdrawals Florida Surface Water Groundwate r More than 90% of Florida’s drinking water is from groundwater
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8/2/11 Florida’s Groundwater
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8/2/11 The Florida Platform -300 ft The edge is defined as where the water depth is at 300 feet. 100 miles west of Tampa 3-5 miles east of Miami 30-40 miles east of St. Augustine
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8/2/11 Precambian 4.6 Bya to 570 Mya Paleozoic 570 Mya to 248 Mya Mesozoic 248 Mya to 65 Mya Cenozoic 65 Mya to present Origins of the Florida Platform (Earth formation, cooling, oceans, atmosphere, life , oxygen )
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8/2/11 Approximately 250 million years ago
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8/2/11 Rifting phase: Creation of the Atlantic Ocean - 250 Mya Breakup of Pangaea Late Triassic, early Jurassic ~200Mya
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8/2/11 Approximately 150 million years ago Stable, shallow sea floor Subject to marine sedimentation For the next several million years the area was dominated by carbonate sedimentation Late Jurassic Sedimentation: settling of particles from a fluid due to gravity
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Na + Cl - Na + Cl - Dissolving Salt in Water NaCl Ions: stable forms of the elements that obtain charge by
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This note was uploaded on 07/31/2011 for the course SOS 2007 taught by Professor Dr.jamesbonczek during the Summer '07 term at University of Florida.

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