CEE 6400 Physical Hydrology - Fall 2013
Utah State University

Instructor: David Tarboton, ENGR 230, 797 3172, dtarb@usu.edu

Lectures: Mon, Wed, 1:30 to 2:50, EL 221
Office Hours: Tues, Thur 1-2 pm. Also most days immediately following lecture. You may send me email any time to ask a question or request a meeting outside these times. You may also access my calendar online to determine my availability.
Text: Dingman, S. L., (2002), Physical Hydrology, 2nd Edition, Prentice Hall, 646 p.


To obtain an understanding and appreciation of hydrology as a quantitative science describing the occurrence, distribution and movement of water at and near the surface of the earth. Develop a sound intuitive and quantitative understanding of the physical processes involved in the land phase of the hydrologic cycle. Learn how to use this knowledge to address engineering problems. Gain exposure to research problems and issues involving the physical understanding and parameterization of hydrologic processes.

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