You will receive an overview of hydrology in this course, as well as learn about both the pure and applied uses of it. A special emphasis on the interfaces between hydrology and other environmental sciences will be presented, focusing on surface water and groundwater processes, and watershed responses.
Hydrologic science has both basic and applied aspects. Basic or pure hydrology relates to questions about the role of water in natural processes, such as shaping the surface of the Earth, while applied hydrology relates to using scientific knowledge as the basis for making informed decisions concerning water allocation and protection of natural resources.
Examples used in class include acid mine drainage remediation, impacts of unconventional natural gas extraction on or near surface waters, and impacts of climate change.
During this course, you will learn about:
The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa321 17th StreetDenver, Colorado 80202800 321.2599303 297.3111
Accommodations: NGWA has secured a limited block of rooms on a first come, first served basis at the group rate of $169 per night single/double occupancy. This rate applies to the NGWA room block and is valid until the January 7 cutoff date, unless our block has been filled before then. When making your reservations, be sure to mention you are attending this NGWA short course. Remember, you are responsible for securing your own reservations. Call 800 321.2599 or 303 297.3111 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. MT or make your reservations online. For guest check-in and checkout times, please contact the hotel directly.
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