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Daniel S Ribeiro
PB AF 521
Seattle Campus

Water Seminar

Weekly seminars covering water resources and watershed topics with lectures from scientists on and off campus. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: jointly with SEFS 529/FISH 529; AWSp.

Class description

A large lecture class featuring faculty, researchers, and other professionals in the environmental sciences, natural resource management, and public policy fields. Speakers from within and outside UW will present each week on a variety of water-related topics of regional importance.

Student learning goals

Students can expect to develop a deeper understanding of many of the important water resource and watershed science issues facing society today. Moreover, the seminar provides exposure to the interdisciplinary expertise needed to address complex water issues.

General method of instruction

Lecture presentation followed by a question and answer period. Audio recordings of the talks together with the slide presentations are available on The Water Center website following the lecture for purposes of review.

Recommended preparation

No advance preparation required but supplemental material may be provided ahead of time to allow students the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the issues in advance.

Class assignments and grading

No written assignments. No final exam.

Credit is based on class participation. See course page for a discussion of the policy.

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Daniel S Ribeiro
Date: 03/13/2008