1.070J Introduction to Hydrology

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Introduction to the global water and energy cycles and the Earth system, including the atmosphere, oceans, land, and biosphere. Fundamentals of hydrologic science and its applications. Covers bases for the characterization of hydrologic processes such as precipitation, evaporation, transpiration by vegetation, infiltration, and storm runoff. Understanding and modeling of groundwater flow, hydraulics of wells, and subsurface transport of pollutants. Probabilistic analysis and risk estimation for hydrologic variables.

This class has 1.060, 1.061, and 1.106 as prerequisites.

1.070J will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by D. Entekhabi.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

In the Fall 2013 Subject Evaluations, 1.070J was rated 5.6 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the Index of /afs/athena/course/1/1.070 site.

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