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WTM 135
Cultures of Water


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Explore the history of the Pacific Northwest relationship between people and water. Topics include different cultural views of water, from tribal, agricultural, municipal, recreational and transportation entities. State and Federal environmental policies affecting water will be analyzed. The evolution of Native American culture and the effects of water on the culture will also be examined. Formerly WMGT 135.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate respect for differing views in regards to a subject
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the reasons why cultures view the same subject differently
  • Identify commonalities within differing views
  • Demonstrate knowledge of how policy (Fed, State, Local) can dictate views

  • Course Topics
  • Earth's atmosphere.
  • Water and atmospheric moisture.
  • Climate change.
  • Watershed ecology.
  • Weathering and erosion.
  • Water quality.
  • Stream corridor structure.
  • Water quality monitoring.
  • Ecosystem services.
  • Watershed enhancements.
  • Ecosystem and human interaction.
  • Tools for watershed monitoring and protection.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    WTM 135
    Fall 2013
    1306
    karen kirkwood
    WTM 135
    Fall 2013
    1304
    Melissa Holecek


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     
     

    *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.