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GEOG 4430. Hydrology and Water Resources. 4 Hours.

Students examine the hydrologic cycle with an emphasis on surface water processes. Specific topics may include precipitation, infiltration, evapotranspiration, fluvial processes, and sediment transport. Using the physical concepts and equations related to these topics, students analyze water-related hazards, including flooding and drought, as well as water management and policy. While Texas-specific issues are emphasized, students explore both U.S. and international geographies of hydrology, water resources, and water management.
Prerequisite: GEOL 1403 or GEOG 2341 or GEOG 4432 and MATH 1314 or MATH 1369 or MATH 1420; or permission of instructor.