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Queen's University
 

ENSC 480

Special Topics in Environmental Science I - Fall 2015

TOPIC:  Watersheds

Lectures:

Monday 11:30am - 12:30pm
Tuesday 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Thursday 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Kingston Hall 209

Course Instructor:

Dr. Geof Hall
Office: TBA
Email: gh26@queensu.ca 




This course investigates watersheds from the science and engineering aspects common to a diversity of watersheds found across Canada.  This course is designed to deliver a wide ranging set of skills to students in the engineering and environmental fields in order to allow them to assess natural and anthropogenically stressed watersheds within the regulatory framework present in Canada today.  Topics will include:  watershed processes, geographic information systems, water quality and contaminants, geology and soils, plant and animal diversity, hydrology and hydrologic management of watersheds, regulatory frameworks and environmental assessment.

FIELD TRIPS:  2 Saturdays

 

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