GEOG C136, Terrestrial Hydrology

Catalog Description: 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.

Units: 4.0

Prerequisites: CHEM 1AMATH 1AMATH 1B, and PHYSICS 7A; or consent of instructor


Fall and/or Spring: 15 weeks - 3 hours of lecture per week

Grading Basis: Letter

Final Exam Status: Alternative to final exam

Also Listed As: CIV ENG C103N/ESPM C130

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