Courses

GENED 1158. Water and the Environment

This course provides a graduate-level introduction to the global hydrologic cycle and relevant terrestrial and atmospheric processes. It covers the concepts of water and energy balance; atmospheric radiation, composition and circulation; precipitation formation; evaporation and vegetation transpiration; dynamics of the atmospheric boundary layer (ABL), and its coupling with the land surface; boundary layer clouds; atmospheric chemistry within the ABL; and groundwater flow and unsaturated zone processes.

Requirements: Applied Mathematics 21a,b or Mathematics 21a,b; AND Applied Physics 50a,b, Physics 15a,b or Physical Sciences 12a,b; or equivalent; or by permission of the instructor.

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Season: 

Fall

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Time: 

1:30-2:45pm

Course ID: 

212719

Subject Area: 

Engineering Sciences

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  • [Course titles in brackets] indicate that the course is not scheduled to be taught during the 2019-2020 academic year, but may be offered in an alternate year.
  • An asterisk (*) before a course number indicates that a student must obtain the instructor's permission in order to enroll in the course.

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Center for the Environment

Address: 26 Oxford Street, 4th Floor, Cambridge
Email: huce@environment.harvard.edu
Phone: (617) 495-0368

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