Hydrological Information System

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Teaching Appointment (30%)

·  NRES 312 (Geospatial Information Technology) (Fall/Spring)
This course uses a problem-based learning format. Required Material: The readings for this course will be taken from “GIS Fundamentals: A First Text on Geographic Information Systems”, 2nd Edition by Paul Bolstad, Elder Press. Course materials for NRES 312 class are posted at unl-blackboard.

Course Description:

1.      Introduction to the theory and applications of Geospatial Information Technology.

2.      Remote Sensing,

3.      GPS Data Collection,

4.      GIS data types,

5.      Editing GIS data

6.      Spatial data analysis with emphasis on applications to Natural Resources.


·  CIVE 898 GIS in Water Resources (Fall)


Course Web Sites University of Nebraska-Lincoln: http://snr.unl.edu/airmak/giswr/2010/
Video web site: http://utwired.engr.utexas.edu/maidment09.

Course Description:

This course will enable students to:

1.      Application of Geographic Information Systems in Water Resources.

2.      Digital mapping of water resources information.

3.      Spatial coordinate systems.

4.      Terrain analysis using digital elevation models.

5.      River and watershed networks. Soil and land use mapping.

6.      Flood hydrology modeling and flood plain mapping.

7.      Terrain analysis for hydrologic modeling.

8.      Application of remote sensing in hydrology

9.      Integration of time series and geospatial data.

10.   Hydrologic Information Systems.


·  CIVE 456/856 Surface Water Hydrology  (Spring)


Textbook: (1) Ram S. Gupta, Hydrology and Hydraulic Systems, 3rd Ed., Waveland Pr Inc., 2007.

                  (2) Applied Hydrology by Chow Maidment, and Mays.

Supplemental materials from Handbook of Hydrology by Maidment


Course Description:

This course will enable students to:

1.      Understand the principles of surface water hydrological systems and water balance.

2.       Study of the engineering principles involved in analyzing and managing surface water resources.

3.      Application of advanced computational methods for simulation and modeling.

4.      Learn the equations of groundwater flow for applications in water well development and infiltration basin design.


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