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Hydrology of Wetlands

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Synopsis: This introductory one-day course combines both classroom instruction as well as hands-on field visitation to provide you with a basic understanding of how wetlands are created and sustained.
Start Time: Monday, May 6, 2013 8:30 AM
End Time: Monday, May 6, 2013 5:00 PM
Location: Off-Campus Locations
Address: No Street Address
Campus: Off Campus
City, State, Country: Tuckerton, Nj, NJ US
Fee: See website
Sponsor: Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education
Category: Workshop, Course
Web Site: http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/courses/current/eh0302ca.html
Contact Name: Dalynn Knigge
Contact Email: knigge@njaes.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (732) 932-9271 ext. 622
Additional Information:

How important is learning hydrology? Who ever heard of a dry wetland! By understanding the hydrology, you will understand the distribution and circulation of water in a wetland. If you are planning to delineate, manage, or construct a wetland, you will need to be able to identify and calculate the movement of water through the wetland.

In the morning, you will review the connection between soil, water, and vegetation which creates a wetland. After lunch, gain practical experience using a soil auger to investigate hydrologic evidence for wetland delineation, water table depth and evaluation, and Hydrogeomorphic Models (HGM’s) identification.

Target Audience: General Public