Course Details

GEOL 210: Geomorphology and Lab

A lab and field-focused introduction to water resources – the processes driving the water cycle, the methods used to quantify and understand the flow of water, and the relationship between humans and water. Weekly field trips to nearby locations such as streams, wellfields, caves, and water infrastructure to develop skills including streamflow measurements, water quality monitoring, pump tests, and measuring soil properties. No previous outdoor experience required. Prerequisite: 100 level Geology course or instructor permission
6 credits; LS, QRE; Offered Fall 2021; C. Fandel