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Summer 2015
Jul 05, 2015
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ABE 52200 - Ecohydrology
Credit Hours: 3.00. Ecohydrology links hydrological and ecological processes at various spatiotemporal scales and is considered to be one of the most exciting frontiers of the future. Hydrological processes in individual ecosystems and the role of water in linking the myriad components of the landscape will be explored in this three-credit course. Interactions between hydrological and biological processes and factors that regulate and shape these interactions will be covered. The ecohydrology principles covered will include integration of water and biota at the catchment scale, nutrient transport and cycling, modeling ecohydrologic processes, and quantification of ecosystem services. Recommended: a prior course in hydrology. Typically offered Fall.
3.000 Credit hours

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

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Ag & Biological Engineering

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

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

Learning Objectives: 1. Understand emerging area of ecohydrology related to different ecosystems including linkages among biological and physical processes at river basin scale. 2. Quantify ecosystem services from various land use activities. 3. Understand nutrient processes in various ecosystems. 4. Apply ecohydrologic models in developing sustainable ecosystems plans. 5. Critically analyze recent scientific literature related to ecohydrology and watershed management.


Restrictions:
May not be enrolled as the following Classifications:     
      Sophomore: 45 - 59 hours
      Sophomore: 30 - 44 hours
      Freshman: 0 - 14 hours
      Freshman: 15 - 29 hours

Prerequisites:
GR-ABE 52200 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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