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BREE 217 Hydrology and Water Resources (3 credits)

Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)


Bioresource Engineering : Measurements and analysis of components of the water cycle. Precipitation, evaporation, infiltration and groundwater. Analysis of hydrologic data. Hydrograph theory. Hydrologic estimations for design of water control projects; flood control and reservoir routing. Integrated watershed management and water conservation. Water management systems for environmental protection.

Terms: Winter 2014

Instructors: Zhiming Qi (Winter)

  • 3 lectures, one 2-hour lab
  • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ABEN 217.
  • Note: This course carries an additional course charge of $30 to cover transportation costs for two field trips, which may include a visit to a national weather station and a trip to gain hands-on experience on monitoring water flow in streams.