Geography of Water Resources
This course explores water availability and the human development, use and abuse of water resources in local, regional and global contexts. Topics include basic hydrology; urban and agricultural water supply; legal, political, social, economic, biological, perceptual and environmental issues in water development; and comparison of goals and strategies for sustainable water resource management. Divergent solutions to water-related issues and controversies. Field trip to Sacramento Valley, Oroville and Whiskeytown Reservoirs.