GEOL 0220 - Surface and Groundwater Hydrology

Credits: 4

Crosslisted: ENVS 0220 

This is a comprehensive course on hydrology that is designed to cover the basics of the hydrologic cycle and is offered in two parts. Part I focuses on surface water hydrologic principles and Part II focuses on basic groundwater flow principles. The course introduces basic terminology, discussions of chemical and physical properties of water, and the study of the physical processes that control both surface and groundwater flow. This course is geared towards students with an interest in hydrology, groundwater, and water management. This course includes a laboratory component that is designed to bring practical experience and understanding of in-field sampling, basic analysis of natural waters, and analysis of real-time data available from monitoring agencies.

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