Course: GEOG 476. Principles of River Restoration (3)
Prerequisite: GEOG 365/L or GEOG 465/L or permission of instructor; Instructor consent required for graduate students. Introduction to the principles of river restoration integrating the fundamentals of water science, technology, and practice in projects designed to improve and restore fluvial environments. The course focuses on the hydrologic, morphologic and ecologic principles needed for understanding and managing river systems affected by human and natural environmental change. Students will work in the field on projects that integrate direct measurement of watershed and channel features while building a foundation for future employment and research opportunities. Available for graduate credit.