F&ES 644a / 2017-2018

Watershed Science

Credits: 3
Fall 2017: M,W, 9:00-10:20, Sage 24

Watershed science is a powerful scientific approach that utilizes the watershed unit and the integrative nature of water to solve problems. This class in watershed science is designed to cover fundamental knowledge, tools, and case studies that have emerged through research over the past fifty years. Included are units on watershed classification, hydrology, chemistry, models, management, and case studies. The goal is to provide students with a knowledge and tool base that allows them to be system thinkers with respect to modern-day environmental problems