# ESCI 519  Hydrology of Streams and Lakes

Instructor:  Stephan G. Custer scuster@montana.edu
Summer, 2005
 Da Mnth Topic Unit Number and Reading    (secondary readings in parentheses) Field Exercise 20 June Welcome to 519 1.  a. Welcome -- Check out Frame Work            fills in WebCT.        b. Read  Habits of Scientific Mind       which is in  Science for All Americans       which is part of the AAAS 2061 Project. Work on exercises in Unit 001;  Discussions close at the end  of the day Wed, 22 June 23 June Longitudinal Profile 3.  Custer, 2003 Ch 5. Longitudinal Profile Draw Long Profile; Due 29 June (You need to pick a site) 27 June Cross Section 4.  Bank-Full Video;        Custer, 2003,  Ch. 9. Cross Section Go visit your site. 30 June Discharge/Stage 5. Custer, 2003, Ch. Appendix 1. Discharge       (Nolan)  (Stage Discharge) Measure Q + cross section  Due 13 July 4 July Measure Cross Section  and Discharge 6.  No Discussion. This is field-work time and holiday.  Remember the Muddy Discussion if you get stuck.  Read Custer, 2004, Appendix 1, page 1-5. See also (Nolan) If you want more help.  I presume floating stick method. Read a comment on 4th of July work  in the Framework area of WebCT 7 July Hydraulics 7.   Custer, 2003, Ch. 6. Hydraulics  This chapter is in word format since equations  don't translate into PDF. Perform hydraulic calculations.  Due 13 July. 11 July Channel Features 8.  Custer, 2003, Ch. 8. Channel Features        Custer, 2003, Appendix 2 Maps Map channel,  features,  and pattern at your field site;  Due 18 July 14 July Channel Pattern 9.  Custer, 2003, Ch. 7a Substrate        Ch. 7.  Channel Pattern, p. 1-12 Sinuosity 5w exercise Due 18 July Quiz Through Hydraulics Due 20 July 18 July Channel Pattern Process 10.  Custer 2003, Ch 7. Channel Pattern,  p. 12-36. Begin Lesson Plan Work Time allocated to work on Lesson Plan.  Feel free to Think forward, Drainage Basin and Evaporation are OK 21 July Drainage Basin 2.  Custer, 2003 Ch 4.  Drainage Basin Begin Measure DB; Due  25 July. 25 July Ponds: Evaporation   (Mass Transfer ) 11.  Ch 19 (Focus on Mass Transfer p. 1-8). Chapter is in Word so equations are readable. Lesson Plan  Work  Lesson Plan Due 27 July 17:00 h your time. 28 July Ponds:  Ground Water 12.  Ch. 2. Riparian and Wetland Areas, p. 5-11 Quiz Due 29 July  Features Through Ground Water

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Students are expected to read the material assigned so that they are prepared for discussion and can use the material in the reading when working on exercises.

Discussion        30%   See  discussion assignment
Exercises          30%   See individual assignments
Lesson Plan      20%   See assignment for grading criteria
Quizes              20%   There are two.

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