Stream Ecosystems

GEOL-G 432

3

G205, G117 or G120, MATH 15400, CHEM C106, PHYS P201 or PHYS 15200 or PHYS 21800, and introductory biology


Fall(Even)


An examination of the physical, chemical, and biological components of stream ecosystems. Fundamentals of ecosystems science are introduced. Methods for measurement, characterization, and evaluation of the physical, chemical, and biological components of stream ecosystems are taught in field and laboratory applications. Topics include fluvial geomorphology, streamflow, stream chemistry, ecosystem dynamics, water use and management, human impacts, and stream restoration.

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