Watersheds in Global Development
biol/geog 355 - Great Lakes - Summer Session II
Principles of watershed ecology. Includes principles and practice of community-based water monitoring and watershed management for developing and developed countries and data access and analysis using an online relational database and data-to-action strategies. Designed for students in science and public policy, including students interested in missions and development and agencies involved in environmental assessment and community development. (4 credits)
Field, Applied, Interdisciplinary.
Professor: Dr. Bill Deutsch
Meets: Wednesday & Friday
Students will learn how a watershed functions ecologically, culturally, and socio-politically. This will include cross-cultural views of watersheds and a model of stewardship that has been developed after years of watershed-related projects in several countries. Watershed stewardship will be integrated into local-to-global cases of community development.
Water Quality Monitoring Techniques & Data Analysis
How to Form Community-Based Water Monitoring Groups
Four Certifications of Community-Based Water Monitoring from Global Water Watch
Certification in Watershed Science from the Watershed Academy - US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Rapid River Watershed intensive:
Field Measurements of Discharge
Grayling Stormwater Management Strategies and Tour