Graduate Course Descriptions

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6135. Small Watershed Modeling

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Recommended preparation: A general familiarity with R scripting.

Grading Basis: Graded

Students will develop proficiency in fundamental modeling principles used to describe watershed hydrology and various associated ecosystem functions. Topics include ecohydrology focusing on catchment water and energy balances, hydrologic modeling (potential evapotranspiration, snow accumulation and melt, soil moisture, plant growth, surface runoff), forest-water modeling, introduction to model sensitivity and calibration techniques, application of tracers in ecohydrology, issues in parameterized hydrologic model climate-transferability, and basic R scripting.

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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Credits Grading Basis Notes
Spring 2024 9987 Storrs In Person Knighton, James 001 Reg TuTh 2:00pm‑3:15pm
8/15 YNG 336 3.00 Graded