Water Transport of Nuclear Waste

Students will recognize how topography plays a role in the flow of groundwater and surface water. They will then use this concept to analyze the risk of nuclear pollutants such as radioactive isotopes buried at the Savannah River Site, in the South Carolina Coastal Plain, of traveling through the environment and threatening freshwater resources.

Author
Steven Pruitt and John Wagner
Organization Affiliation
Clemson University, SE MAPS
Time
50-minute class
Grade Level