Stream Ecology and Hydrology

3 credits

ENV_SC 4200

Environmental Science
College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

(cross-leveled with ENV_SC 7200). This senior/grad course in stream ecology will provide students an opportunity to increase their knowledge about the ecology of flowing waters. The course will cover physical and biological elements of fluvial ecosystems, with a focus on mechanisms and processes and the discussion of critical issues associated with the conservation and management of streams and their biota. The course is built around lectures, assigned readings, and class and home activities. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisites: 60 credit hours, MATH 1100. Recommended: BIO_SC 3650 or FOREST 4320.