Forest Hydrology & Wetld Mgt


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Forest Hydrology & Wetld Mgt

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Forest hydrology and water quality are discussed, with emphasis on watershed and wetlands management. The role of water in forested and non-forested ecosystems and its importance to site productivity and sustainable management of forested ecosystems are investigated. Topics include basic principles of forest hydrology and watershed management, types of wetlands and their characteristics, wetland distribution, applied wetland science (assessment, mitigation, and restoration). Lectures are supported by extensive use of field laboratory exercises. Prerequisite(s): FRSC 2200 with a minimum grade of C and a minimum of 60 overall earned credit hours towards the BS-NRM degree.