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:
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Environmental Resources Technology Diploma - Year 2 Spring
  • Course offered:
  • Spring 2024 (January - April)
  • Spring 2025 (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
    Assignments 50-70%, Final 30-50%, Total 100%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students should 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:
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    M9:00AM - 12:00PM08 Jan 202419 Apr 2024
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    T9:00AM - 12:00PM06 Jan 202517 Apr 2025