Spring 2014 not offered
This course will be an overview of the hydrologic cycle and will cover the basic principles of groundwater and surface water hydrology. The course will focus on case histories that illustrate important environmental issues related to our management and use of water and how our water-use policies affect society. Topics will include the analysis of floods, flood management and long-term flood histories on river systems, drought and the impact of long-term climate change, impact of water withdrawal from groundwater systems, water quality and environmental degradation of water resources, and governmental regulations as they apply to water resources.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (SISP)
1) Pennington, K. and Cech, C., INTRODUCTION TO WATER RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
2) Other outside reading on specific topics.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
1) Midterm examination
2) Seminar presentations
3) Term paper
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