Environ/NRE 411 Assignments Page
**= required, other readings suggested;  

week      Readings:  Problem Set/Paper                                                                     due
1(9/5)   MRI-Introduction to Rivers** (pdf)

2(9/12) 
Leopold Ch 1-4
Allan ch 1
G&M ch 1-2**
(IAMSR) [Part 2B: Stream Hydraulics]**

take-home problem 1
Lab assignment on discharge (Mannings EQ)558plan

3(9/19) 
Leopold Ch 8-11
(IAMSR) [Part 7B: Stream Hydraulics]**
Huron River Watershed Council: Characteristics of the Mill Creek Subwatershed [Part 3.1-3.3 and Part 3.4]**

Allan Chapter 2  pp 18-38

 

take-home problem 2

4(9/26)  

Leopold 12-14

take-home Problem 3
Network shape data (excel)

5(10/3)     
Leopold 5-6
Inter-AgenyManual on Stream Restoration (IAMSR)
Chapter 2 [Part 2A:  Hydrology]**
Chapter 7 [Part 7B: Hydrology]**
take-home prob 4
6-7(10/10)
Leopold 7-8      
Hydrology and Recreation in Northern Michigan Rivers**  (on reserve)
 
8(10/17)  G&M ch 3-4**

9(10/24)     
Allan: Stream Ecology Chapter 11
G&M 3-4**


10(10/31)  
Allan: Stream Ecology Chapter 12
G&M 6-7**

First Paper Assignment (Water and Material loads) [due 11/23]

take-home problem 5

11(11/7)    Allan: Stream Ecology Chapter 13 take-home problem 6
chemistry/discharge/landscape data (.xls file)
12(11/14) Reserve Readings
13(11/21) 
Allan: Stream Ecology Chapter 14
G&M 8-9**

take-home problem 7

Provisional biological data (updated with more sites 30 Nov 15:00) for use with problem 7 and final paper (subject to change...a little)--.xls file

Also available for work on the paper:

Channel shape and slope data (compiled from discharge and survey datasheets)

Invertebrate and fish classification sheets (plus new variables derived in 05-Dec Lab)


Final Exam Paper (2nd) Assignment (biology and assessment)
[due Mon. Dec 19]

14(11/28) Reserve Readings  
15 (12/5) Reserve Readings  

16(12/12) HRWC article only **

EPA summer newsletter (full version)