ENVS 550 Watershed Function and Protection


3 semester hours

Discussion of watershed structure, function, pollution, management and protection. Topics include ecosystem services provided by various types of watersheds, impacts from various pollutants and poor land uses, and mitigation measures through various regulatory measures and best management practices (BMPs). Several weekend field trips are required, and a class project will be assigned involving some aspect of watershed protection strategy.

Junior or senior standing required.




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