Introduction to Near-Census River Science
Week 1 Detailed Activities
Look over the HYD254Y course website
We will introduce ourselves to the class and then have an impromptu discussion to get a handle on what ecohydraulics is all about based on an in-class activity (no advanced info will be provided about what this entails, as it is meant to be a surprise), the readings, and the video podcast, given below.
Come to Class Having Read
- Textbook Chapter 1
- Payne, T.R. 2004. A Roadmap for PIER Research on Instream Flow Determinations for Hydropower Applications in California
Video Podcast to Watch Before Class Today
This introductory lecture is 1 hour 5 minutes long.
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