Teaching

RNR 4151 Hydrology of Natural Landscapes (3 credits)
Prereq.: AGRO 2051 and MATH 1431 or consent of instructor
2 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab

Hydrologic processes and principles of natural landscapes; understanding of characteristics and role of water in environment; concepts for water resources management and water quality protection.
RNR 4900 Watershed Hydrology (3 credits)
Also offered as ENVS 4900
Prereq.: an introductory statistics course
1 1/2 hrs. lecture; 1 1/2 hrs. lab

The principles of hydrology with emphasis on how natural systems are analyzed, modeled and used in management decisions; laboratory exercises involve hands-on experience with hydrologic data analysis, use of geographic information systems (GIS) and spatial modeling.
RNR 7061 Water Quality Management and Policy (3 credits)
Also offered as ENVS 7061

Physical, chemical and biological characteristics of surface water in natural systems; sources and effects of water pollutants; water quality standards and criteria; total maximum daily loads; federal water quality regulations; watershed approach and application of mathematical models to water quality management.
RNR 7151 Watershed Hydrology and Floodplain Analysis (3 credits)
Also offered as ENVS 7151
Prereq.: AGR 2051 or RNR 4151 or consent of instructor
2 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab

Hydrologic processes and principles on watersheds and floodplains; interactions among water resources, water quality, land use and management practices; hydrologic modeling of natural landscapes.
RNR 7073 Graduate Seminar in Watershed and Water Resources (1 credit)
May be taken for a max. of 4 sem. hrs. credit when topics vary; consent of instructor

Critical reading and discussion of current literature and major topics in watershed and water resources relating to natural resources.