ECO5300 Hydrologic Processes in Soils

Course Overview

Educational Level: Graduate, Master
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. Tracey Carrillo

Course Description:

This course explores the movement, distribution, and quality of water on Earth and other planets, including the water cycle, water resources and environmental watershed sustainability. Hydrology subdivides into surface water hydrology, groundwater hydrology (hydrogeology), and marine hydrology. Domains of hydrology include hydrometeorology, surface hydrology, hydrogeology, drainage-basin management and water quality, where water plays the central role.

How This Course Benefits Students:

The majority of the earths surface is covered by water. Water plays a sificant rolw in life on the planet. This course explores the importance, and mechanics of how water is distributed both underground and surface water.

Why This Course Is Important:

Students seeking careers as land managers with government of private agencies should take this course