This course has been changed from the previous catalog, the changed field(s) are
highlighted in red:
River Ecology & Watershed Management
RIVER ECOL/WTRSHED MGMT
Watershed perspective to learn about rivers and streams with special emphasis on the Pacific Northwest coastal ecoregion. Topics include hydrology, hyporheic flow, geomorphology, stream classification, riparian ecology, and biogeochemical cycles. Development of watershed and ecosystem management at the appropriate spatial and temporal scales including adaptive management processes incorporating cultural values and philosophies allowing successful watershed management.
Prerequisite: Admission to BASEC or Department Chair permission.
Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)
Distribution Requirement(s) Status:
Required for ATA degree
Equivalencies At Other Institutions
After completing this course, the student will be able to:
General Education Learning Values & Outcomes
Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.
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