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ESM 235

Watershed Analysis

Instructors:
Scott Jasechko

Prerequisites: ESM 203

Units: 4

Description

Hydrologic and geomorphic basis of environmental management problems concerning land surfaces and channels in small drainage basins, particularly the effects of land use and engineered alteration to stream channels. Emphasis placed in the integrated application of both theory and field methods to analyze existing conditions, evaluate the potential effectiveness of alternative solutions, and understand the limitations imposed by intrinsic watershed conditions and other human constraints. Implications for in-stream biota and water quality are acknowledged but not emphasized in this course.

*Normally offered every other year

Course Syllabus: Winter 2021

 

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