Utah State University Courses
WATS 6850 - Geomorphic Change Detection
Instills background theory of geomorphic change detection and sediment budgeting in rivers and surveying with repeat topographic surveying. Builds proficiency in applying principles to real datasets using GCD software. 1 credit; 3-5 day workshop. ArcGIS experience recommended.
WATS 5150 - Fluvial Geomorphology
This course focuses on field analysis of physical processes in streams that control their shape, plan form, slope, bed material, and channel bar distribution. Students apply geomorphology to aquatic ecology and environmental restoration. Weekend field trips are required.
Note that WATS 5150/6150 is a 3 credit, spring semester class co-taught by Jack Schmidt and Joe Wheaton. It now includes most of the WATS 6850 curriculum in the lab portion.