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GIS 4687 - Hydrologic Modeling in GIS

Hydrology is concerned with movement of the earth's waters through the hydrologic cycle, and the transport of constituents carried in its flow. In GIS, the landscape is represented by means of geographically referenced data describing the character and shape of relief features. A spatial hydrology model simulates the water flow and transport in a specific locale using GIS data structures. Hydrologic modeling in GIS allows us to automatically delineate a drainage system and quantify the characteristics of the system. It focuses on the movement of water across a land surface. This course looks at the basic inputs to hydrological modeling in GIS, walks students through established modeling procedures, and has students work on projects that are real and relevant as model applications. Instruction is largely hands-on, project-oriented.


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Spring 2017 - Online/Distance (CRN - 4801)

Schedule Information

  • CRN: 4801
  • Instructor: Souid, Mohamed
  • Credits: 4
  • Date/Time:
  • Delivery: Online/Distance
  • Location: ONLINE

Textbooks and/or materials information for your course may be found at: ttp://www.bkstr.com/denverstore/shop/textbooks-and-course-materials

Faculty for this course is Al Souid. Books and additional materials forthcoming. See syllabus for details.

Please check Canvas one week before class begins for any pre-class assignments; https://canvas.du.edu

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