SEM607 Watershed Management

Lead Faculty: Dr. Shekar Viswanathan

Course Description

Overview of the watershed management and planning process. Relate interdisciplinary topics such as the use of public policies, regulations, and management tools to effectively manage water resources for a sustainable future. Specific case study examples will be used to illustrate the concepts.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the concepts of watershed management and its effect on land, water and ecosystem resources
  • Analyze public policies and practices of watershed planning
  • Assess the impact of watershed planning through case studies
  • Develop control and mitigation techniques for watershed problems