The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Watershed Management

Description: 

The objective of the course is to provide upper-division undergraduate and graduate students with a background in watershed management. The course will be taught from a landscape perspective addressing the linkage between hillslope processes to channel characteristics. The role physical watershed characteristics have in regulating hydrological processes will be examined. The effects of land use and the application of best management practices on the soil and water resources will be reviewed. The students will also be presented with a set of tools for performing a watershed assessment and analysis.

Course Prefix: 
WSM
Course Number: 
562
Course Level: 
Graduate
Semesters Offered: 
Spring
Units: 
3
Instructor(s): 
Guertin, D Phillip and Breshears, Dave