EESC BC3025 Hydrology. 3 points.
BC: Fulfillment of General Education Requirement: Quantitative and Deductive Reasoning (QUA).
Prerequisites: EESC V2100, physics, or permission of instructor. Includes a weekend field trip. Alternate years.
Hands-on study and discussion of the basic physical principles of the water cycle (evaporation, condensation, precipitation, runoff, and subsurface flow), as well as environmentally relevant applications based on case studies. Special focus on the New York City area, the arid Southwest, and the developing world. Coverage of contemporary global water resources issues, including pollution control, sustainable development, and climate change. General Education Requirement: Quantitative and Deductive Reasoning (QUA).