BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

ENRT-245 - Watershed Hydrology - 3.00 Credits

ENRT-245 - Watershed Hydrology - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
In this course students will learn the procedures required to understand water-related problems that may exist in a watershed. They will also learn to recognize water-related implications of development in watersheds.
Part of the:
  • CAREER TRAINING (ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES) Department
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Environmental Resources Technology Diploma - Year 2 Spring
  • Course offered:
  • Spring 2018 (January - April)
  • Spring 2019 (January - April)
  • Prerequisites : ENRT 170,
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Master's degree in a related field. Bachelor's degree in a related field with experience will be considered.
    Office Hours: 1.5 Per week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Procedure:
    Assignments 50-70%, Final 30-50%, Total 100%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • assess peak flows;
  • • assess hydrological recovery;
  • complete sediment source surveys;
  • carry out reconnaissance channel assessment procedures;
  • assess riparian ecosystems;
  • monitor watershed units;
  • identify stream orders;
  • identify sub-basins;
  • determine equivalent clear cut areas;
  • identify stream reaches;
  • choose proper location for collection of water samples;
  • classify drainage patterns from topographic maps and aerial photographs;
  • delineate and calculate area for watershed catchment using topographic maps and aerial photographs; and
  • identify watershed characteristics from topographic maps and aerial photographs.
  • Text and Materials: CWAP and IWAP Forest Practices Code Guidebooks. Current Edition.
    Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information:
    Current Course Offerings:
     
    ENRT-245-01
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    T9:00AM - 12:00PM02 Jan 201816 Apr 2018
     
    ENRT-245-01
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    T9:00AM - 12:00PM02 Jan 201916 Apr 2019