Analyzing the Hydrologic Condition of Watersheds
In Analyzing the Hydrologic Condition of Watersheds, you'll learn ...
- The purpose and steps involved in hydrologic condition analysis of a watershed
- How to identify and rate the primary factors that directly influence flow, quality or timing of water in the watershed
- Documentation requirements, including the current range of variability, sources of information, assumptions, and the level of confidence in the current values
- Why it is important to establish reference levels
Runoff from watersheds in the form of surface water and ground water has the potential to impact various other resources. One of the first steps taken in order to eliminate or mitigate those impacts would be to analyze the hydrologic condition of watersheds and address site specific conditions. Understanding the relationship of the various hydrologic factors of a watershed is essential to decrease the impacts of Stormwater runoff.
In this course, you will learn the steps required to analyze the hydrologic conditions of a watershed.
Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained
This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:
- Identification of factors needed to describe hydrologic conditions
- Determine the relative importance scale ratings
- Describe the recovery potential scale rating
- Effects of temperature on hydrologic processes
- Characteristics of soil types
- Relationship between meteorology and surface runoff
Certificate of Completion
You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 15 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.
|This course is applicable to professional engineers in:|
|Alabama (P.E.)||Alaska (P.E.)||Arkansas (P.E.)|
|Delaware (P.E.)||Florida (P.E. Area of Practice)||Georgia (P.E.)|
|Idaho (P.E.)||Illinois (P.E.)||Illinois (S.E.)|
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|Maryland (P.E.)||Michigan (P.E.)||Minnesota (P.E.)|
|Mississippi (P.E.)||Missouri (P.E.)||Montana (P.E.)|
|Nebraska (P.E.)||Nevada (P.E.)||New Hampshire (P.E.)|
|New Jersey (P.E.)||New Mexico (P.E.)||New York (P.E.)|
|North Carolina (P.E.)||North Dakota (P.E.)||Ohio (P.E. Self-Paced)|
|Oklahoma (P.E.)||Oregon (P.E.)||Pennsylvania (P.E.)|
|South Carolina (P.E.)||South Dakota (P.E.)||Tennessee (P.E.)|
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