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Fall 2024
Jun 17, 2024
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ABE 52900 - Nonpoint Source Pollution Engineering
Credit Hours: 3.00. Engineering principles involved in assessment and management of nonpoint source (NPS) pollution. Effect of NPS pollution on ecosystem integrity. Use of GIS/mathematical models to quantify extent of pollution. Design/implementation of best management practices to reduce nonpoint source pollution and improve water quality. Discussion of total maximum daily load (TMDL) principles and processes.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Ag & Biological Eng Program

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Understand sources and nature of NPS pollution originating from agricultural and urban land use. 2. Link nature of diffuse pollution with physical, chemical and biological integrity of ecosystems and water usage. 3. Quantify amount of diffuse pollution from a watershed using state-of-the-art methods and models. 4. Design best management practices to minimize nonpoint source pollution from agricultural and urban land use. 5. Understand TMDL issues, and processes involved in developing TMDL plans. 6. Understand basic monitoring and modeling principles. 7. Apply engineering principles in developing pollution prevention plan.


Prerequisites:
GR-ABE 52900 Requisites

General Requirements:

Student Attribute: GR
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: ABE 32500
Minimum Grade of D-
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: AGRY 33700
Minimum Grade of D-
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: CE 54200
Minimum Grade of D-
May not be taken concurrently. )


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