Applied Forest Hydrology and Engineering

FOR 260 Applied Forest Hydrology and Engineering. This course covers the planning and establishment of natural resource road access including Total Chance Planning, assessing terrain stability and potential environmental impacts of road construction route reconnaissance, road location, survey, and design techniques and construction costing, road construction methods, bridges and drainage structures, road management strategies, as well as the applicable legislation and permitting requirements. The course also reviews basic forest hydrology principles and the effects that resource road construction and forest harvesting might have on the hydrology of a forested watershed. Additionally, the Skattebo Integrated Project includes elements of project management such as work plan formulation and scheduling. Aspects of a safe work environment are emphasized during each learning activity.

ENVR 150