env400 | undergraduate
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Water Resource Development
- Describe the different water-harvesting techniques.
- Explain the application of the different hydrologic models in watershed management.
- Describe the various aspects of reservoir management.
Economic Aspects of Watershed Management
- Assess watershed policies and management initiatives.
- Explain the processes involved in planning for watershed management.
- Assess the economic characteristics of watershed practices and programs.
Watershed Management and Hydrologic Processes
- Estimate evaporation and evapotranspiration using water budget analysis.
- Determine the effects of land use activities on water infiltration and runoff.
- Identify the components of watershed management.
- Explain the role of precipitation in the water cycle.
- Explain the hydrologic importance of interception processes.
Water Quality and Pollution
- Determine how wetlands affect water quality.
- Identify the different types of water pollution and their causes.
- Differentiate between the various federal regulatory programs.
- Assess the role of regulatory compliance in water quality management.
Groundwater and Erosion
- Explain the management of groundwater resources, including the different types of groundwater aquifers.
- Explain how vegetation management impacts water yield and stream flow patterns.
- Distinguish between the erosion mechanisms and surface erosion measurement techniques.
- Determine the impact of upland erosion on downstream sediment delivery.
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