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Water on Earth: An Introduction

Queen's University via edX


This course covers the flow of water as it falls to the earth and travels towards rivers, lakes and oceans. This includes the basic concepts and definition of a watershed, including how to delineate watershed boundaries. Water budgets and water fluxes will also be introduced, along with the different components of the hydrologic cycle. Finally, Geographic Information Systems will be used to develop a basic model of a watershed in Eastern Ontario, Canada.

Taught by

Geoffrey Hall

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    Robin C. completed this course, spending 7 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.

    Very useful course as an introduction of hydrological cycle. Knowledge nad tools are provided on every part of the hydrocycle. A good start to dig further into hydrologie.

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