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    Feb 23, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog of Courses 
2022-2023 Catalog of Courses [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 467 - River Eco-Geomorphology

This course focuses on dynamics of free-flowing river systems and impacts flow regulation has on river hydrology, geomorphology, and ecosystems.  We review basic hydrology, dynamics of sediment movement, channel formation, and adaptations of aquatic and riparian plants and animals to river habitats. Students also evaluate challenges and promise of managing and restoring river systems in a time of water crisis.

Credits: 4

Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (3-3)

Prerequisites: BIO 245  

There is a course specific fee for this course.