Geography C136: Terrestrial Hydrology

Geography C136
CCN: 36308
(3 units)
Laurel Larsen
Location: 145 McCone Hall
Times: MW 12:30-2

T(1) A quantitative introduction to the hydrology of the terrestrial environment including lower atmosphere, watersheds, lakes, and streams. All aspects of the hydrologic cycle, including precipitation, infiltration, evapotranspiration, overland flow, streamflow, and groundwater flow. Chemistry and dating of groundwater and surface water. Development of quantitative insights through problem solving and use of simple models. This course requires one field experiment and several group computer lab assignments. Also listed as Environ Sci, Policy, and Management C130. Prerequisites: Chemistry 1A, Math 1A-1B, Physics 7A, or consent of instructor.