Courses

E-PSCI 162. Hydrology

This course provides an introduction to the global hydrologic cycle and relevant terrestrial and atmospheric processes. It covers the concepts of water and energy balance; atmospheric radiation, composition and circulation; precipitation formation; evaporation; vegetation transpiration; infiltration, storm runoff, and flood processes; groundwater flow and unsaturated zone processes; and snow processes.

Note: Course includes a weekly 1.5 hour lab session or section for discussion of assigned problems. This course fulfills the EPS sub-discipline requirement of Geology, Geophysics, and Planetary Science. E-PSCI 162 is also offered as ESE 162. Students may not take both for credit.

Professor: 

Season: 

Fall

Course ID: 

108750

Subject Area: 

Environmental Science and Engineering

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  • [Course titles in brackets] indicate that the course is not scheduled to be taught during the 2020-2021 academic year, but may be offered in an alternate year.
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