Stormwater Science: Pollution, Pavement, and Precipitation

Examines pollution emissions/ deposition, impervious surfaces, evapotranspiration, groundwater, stormwater runoff, nutrients, thermal pollution, and freshwater effects. Uses primary literature, as well as a couple of books. Also examines "stormwater control measures" that mitigate problems. Student-driven course: Reading, presenting, and discussing primary literature, asking/answering questions in class, and seeking answers. Course designed for graduate and advanced undergraduate students. Prerequisites: one course in Ecology or Environmental Science or instructor consent. One course. 3 graduate units.

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