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Fall 2017 Earth and Environmental Engineering E6240 section 001

Call Number 77588
Day & Time
TR 2:40pm-3:55pm
545 Seeley W. Mudd Building
Points 3
Approvals Required None
Instructor Pierre Gentine
Course Description Prerequisites: Engineering hydrology or the equivalent Spatial/temporal dynamics of the hydrologic cycle and its interactions with landforms and vegetation. Hydroclimatology at regional to planetary scales, focusing on mechanisms of organization and variation of water fluxes as a function of season, location, reservoir (ocean, atmosphere, land), and time scale. Land-atmosphere interaction and the role of vegetation and soil moisture. Topography as an organizing principle for land water fluxes. Geomorphology and the evolution of river networks. Sedimentation, erosion and hill slope hydrology. Dynamics of water movement over land, in rivers and in the subsurface, with an emphasis on modeling interfaces. Integrated models and the scale problem. Emphasis on data-based spatial/temporal modeling and exploration of outstanding theoretical challenges.
Web Site CourseWorks
Department Earth and Environmental Engineering
Enrollment 25 students (40 max) as of 7:40PM Sunday, January 21, 2018
Subject Earth and Environmental Engineering
Number E6240
Section 001
Division School of Engineering and Applied Science: Graduate
Open To Engineering and Applied Science: Graduate, Graduate School of Arts and Science, School of Professional Studies , Engineering and Applied Science: Undergraduate
Campus Morningside
Section key 20173EAEE6240E001

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