Preliminary Schedule (1/21/2014)

Week
Date
Topic
Reading Material
WK 1
21-Jan
Introduction and defining restoration

23-Jan
Landscape perspectives
Bernhardt and Palmer (2011); HCN (2013)
WK 2
28-Jan
Characterizing hydrology and change
Junk et al. (1989); Gergel et al. (2002)
30-Jan
The Natural Flow Regime and ELOHA
Poff et al. (1997); Poff et al. (2009)
WK 3
4-Feb
Ecological concepts
Vannote et al. (1980); Frissell et al. (1986)
6-Feb
Snow Day
NA
WK 4
11-Feb
Ecological indicators and hydro. measurements
USGS Website; MetEd Flood Freq.
13-Feb
Watershed processes (water budgets)
NOAA Site; Jasechko 2013; MetEd Distributed Models 1
WK 5
18-Feb
Watershed Models
MetEd Distributed Models 2; Skim HEC-HMS Start Guide
20-Feb
Watershed Models (Take home Exam 1)
NA
WK 6
25-Feb
Field Day (Weather Pending)
Exam due
27-Feb
Field data analysis
NA
WK 7
4-Mar
Lane's Equation and CEM
Simon (1989) and Hawley et al.
6-Mar
Hydrodynamic models I
MetEd (Streamflow Routing)
WK 8
11-Mar
Hydrodynamic models II (HEC-RAS)

13-Mar
Riparian Recruitment

WK 9
18-Mar
Spring Break

20-Mar
Spring Break

WK 10
25-Mar
Restoration Project Intro

27-Mar
No class, Reading for projects
Habitat Restoration Plan (2004)
RIP Overview
RIP Action Plan
Other documents of interest here
WK 11
1-Apr
Restoration goals and paper goals
Chapter 5 of Manual 653
3-Apr
Physical habitat models
Streamflow Assessment for Isleta Reach
WK 12
8-Apr
Environmental flows
HEC-RPT Manual
10-Apr
Riparian recruitment

WK 13
15-Apr
Inundation models

17-Apr
Bank stabilization

WK 14
22-Apr
Fish passage

24-Apr
GW/SW Interactions

WK 15
29-Apr
Geomorphic restoration

1-May
Monitoring and Adaptive management

WK 16
6-May
Final design presentations

8-May
Final design presentations





Term Paper Schedule

  • Selection of topic - January 30
  • Preliminary reference list – February 11
  • Detailed outline – February 20
  • 50% draft – March 11, Feedback by March 25
  • 90% draft – April 8, Feedback by April 17
  • Final draft – Due April 29; Feedback by May 6

Group Paper Schedule

  • General outline of report including responsible authors for each section – April 10
  • Detailed outlines for each section completed by responsible authors – April 15
  • Rough draft of each section – April 22
  • 90% Draft – April 29
  • Final Draft – May 8
  • Class presentations – May 6 and 8