BREE 217 Hydrology and Water Resources (3 credits)

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Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)


Bioresource Engineering : Introduction to water resources and hydrologic cycle. Precipitation and hydrologic frequency analysis. Soil water processes, infiltration theory and modeling. Evapotranspiration estimation methods and crop water requirements. Surface runoff estimation as a function of land use modifications. Estimation of peak runoff rates. Unit hydrograph. Design of open channels and vegetated waterways.

Terms: Winter 2024

Instructors: Madramootoo, Chandra A; Qi, Zhiming (Winter)

  • Three lectures, one 2-hour lab per week.

  • This course carries an additional course charge for field trips.

  • This course carries an additional course charge of $19.43 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.

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