SLE231 - Hydrology and Water Resources Management
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)|
One of SLE101, SLE102 or SLE239
2 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 3 hour practical per week.
This unit includes: an overview of water properties as a fluid and limited natural resource and the hydrological cycle; a detailed study of the types and characteristics of groundwater, surface water, stream flow regimes and channel-forming processes and catchment hydrology, and surface-water/groundwater and soil-water-organism interactions; a detailed examination and case studies of the techniques used in assessing and managing stream and catchment health (including the assessment and management of salinisation and acidification) and environmental flows.
Three-part field based assignment 50%, field excursion report 30%, 2 x online tests 20%