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   ESS 4400 - Watershed Science

4.0 Credits
Prerequisites: ESS 3000  with a grade of C- or higher. ESS 3000  must be taken concurrently with this course if not previously completed with a grade of C- or better.
Explores watersheds as interconnected biotic and abiotic systems essential to ecosystem function. Integrates principles from hydrology, geology, climatology, soil science, and ecology to understand how physical watershed structure influences biological community processes. The course emphasizes human impacts to hydrogeomorphology and freshwater ecosystem health, from water quality to watershed resilience. Includes hands-on experience in field and laboratory techniques. This course has a fee that may be non-refundable. Please see the registration staff for more information.
LEC 45 Contact hours LAB 30 Contact hours



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