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Earth and Planetary Sciences/ESE 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.
Notes: Course includes a 1.5 hour lab session or section for discussion of assigned problems. EPS 162 is also offered as ESE 162. Students may not take both for credit. This course fulfills the EPS sub-discipline requirement of Oceans and Atmosphere(s).
Prerequisite(s): Applied Mathematics 21a,b or Mathematics 21a,b and Applied Physics 50a,b, Physics 11a,b (no longer offered), 15a,b, or Physical Sciences 12a,b.

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Season: 

Fall

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M
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Time: 

9:00-10:15

Course ID: 

108750; 137573

Subject Area: 

Earth and Planetary Sciences
Environmental Science and Engineering

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