Course: GEOG 408H/L. GIS in Water Resource Management and Lab (2/1)
Prerequisite: GEOG 306/L or permission of instructor. Corequisite: GEOG 408HL. The course introduces the principles of hydrology and the applications of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in hydrologic modeling and water resource management. Selected GIS-based techniques will be applied in practical sessions. The main focus of the course will be on the use of digital data for better understanding and modeling water resources. The course also introduces hydrological terrain mapping and analysis using digital elevation models. Moreover, the course introduces watershed delineation technique as well as river and watershed networks creation. Available for graduate credit. 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.