Environmental Management

ENVM3457Forest Watershed and Water Quality Management 5 ch (3C 3L) (EL)
Emphasizes principles affecting forest watershed management at the landscape level. Leads from analyzing temporal and spatial data about water retention and flow to building hydrological and GIS-based mapping models. Watershed related issues and exercises deal with effects of weather, climate, atmospheric deposition, pollution and watershed operations on forest type, productivity, carbon and nutrient sequestration, cycling, water quality, soil erosion and on- and off-road trafficability. Prerequisite: (FOR 2281 or FOR 5281) and FOR 2505 or permission of instructor