water science
I. WATERSHED AND AQUATIC
    SCIENCE FUNDAMENTALS
1: Watershed science
and society
2/3: Lake ecology
4/5: Stream ecology
II. EXPERIMENTAL
    DESIGN
6: Problem and objective formulation
III. DATA COLLECTION
7: Watershed / land use surveys
8/9: Lake surveys
10/11: Stream surveys
12: Remote sensing and Internet data sources
IV. DATA MANAGEMENT
13: Quality assurance and quality control
14: Data types, sources,
and retrieval
15: Spreadsheets and nonspatial databases
16: GIS spatial databases
V. DATA ANALYSIS, INTERPRETATION,
        AND PRESENTATION
17: Elementary statistics
18: Applications of
regression to water
quality analysis
19: GIS / spatial analysis
20: Data visualization and presentation
21: Introduction to modeling
VI. MANAGEMENT POLICY
        AND OUTREACH
22: Regulations and compliance monitoring
23: Watershed management
24: Lake restoration
25: Stream restoration
26: Community education
and involvement
27: Educating decision-makers
 
 
  Unit I: Modules 4 and 5
Stream Ecology

 

Module 4/5 Curriculum Materials
Lectures
(~1 hr Power Point slide presentations)

Lecture 1: River Structure and and Geomorphology
(10/7/03)

PPT
(2.6 Mb)

Lecture 2: Hydrology - discharge, hydrographs, floods and sediment transport)
(10/7/03)

PPT
(2.7 Mb)
Lecture 3: Physical Factors - current, substrate, temperature and dissolved oxygen)
PPT
(1.2 Mb)
Lecture 4: Organisms PPT
(11.2 Mb)
Lecture 5: Ecosystem Processes and the River Continuum Concept PPT
(3.7 Mb)
Common Human-Induced Stream Modifcations  
Case Studies Cape Fear River PPT
(675 K)
LakeSuperiorStreams.org  
 
Laboratories Computer Lab: Visualizing Stream Data
(answer sheet available through Contact Us)
DOC
(36 kb)
Appendices Nitrogen and Phosphorus Cycles PDF
PPT
  Nitrogen and Phosphorus Nomenclature DOC
PDF
  Nitrogen Cycle (S. Bernasconi, modified by R. Axler) PPT
     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


  


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