Nov 13, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOG 373 - Water Resources

Foundation course for understanding the physical and social dimensions of water resource use on a global scale. Special attention paid to issues in the American West. GEOG 107 is recommended. Course will be offered every year (Winter).

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Know the flows and storages of water through the hydrologic system and how it is measured.
  • Know the temporal and spatial variations in the water resources of different areas.
  • Know the history of US. water development and its legal framework.
  • Know the alternative water management strategies and their consequences.
  • Know the selected contemporary water resource issues (i.e. interbasin transfers. Snake River dam breaching).
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