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NR 239
Watershed Processes and Restoration


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Explores the physical and biological components of streams and watersheds. Topics discussed focus on watershed characteristics and the potential impacts of such on stream characterization and the living components associated with habitats.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Develop an understandin gof watershed characterization, function and terminology.
  • Explain the components and subsequent relationships that exist between characteristics of watersheds.
  • Identify, characterize and inventory aquatic habitat and associated biota.
  • Identification of limiting factors and restoration strategies for rectifying deficiencies.
  • Explain the role of watershed assessment data in resource management decision making.

  • Course Topics
  • Physical, large-scale features of watersheds
  • Upland features of watershed ecosystems
  • Riparian areas
  • Aquatic areas
  • Assessing habitat conditions
  • Biological components of watershed ecosystems
  • Developing restoration and resource protection plans
  • Monitoring techniques
  • Interpersonal skills

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    NR 239
    Winter 2013
    1332
    Melissa Holecek


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.