Welcome to the Fluvial Hydraulics & Ecohydraulics course website.

Enrolled Students:

This website is the primary distribution point of information for the course. Unlike Canvas,  this site will be a resource you can return to after you are done with the course.

Prospective Students

This course is being offered during spring semester 2014 as WATS 6900.  To learn more about whether this course is right for you, see the About the Course pages.

Recent Announcements

  • Not Just Kayakers that Surf Waves.... Geese? Thanks to Tracy Bowerman for finding this...
    Posted Oct 25, 2011, 2:26 PM by Joe Wheaton
  • Geomorphic Change Detection Workshop Some of you have asked about the ICRRR Restoration Monitoring: Geomorphic Change Detection - workshop. You can register for this and you will only have to pay for the tuition for ...
    Posted Apr 6, 2011, 7:33 PM by Joseph Wheaton
  • Spring Runoff Conference Tue & Wed - No CLASS TUE! I forgot to announce in class today that we will not have class on Tuesday, because I want to encourage you to attend the Spring Runoff Conference. We have an ...
    Posted Mar 24, 2011, 8:13 PM by Joseph Wheaton
  • Just a Reminder... Annotated Bibliography As per the term paper guidelines, there will be an annotated bibliography due next Thursday. The 'annotation' part does not need to be elaborate (a sentence or two or a ...
    Posted Feb 25, 2011, 7:13 AM by Joseph Wheaton
  • Term Papers I have finally posted the requirements and deadlines for your term paper here. Tuesday, January 25's guest lecture by Susanne Clement will help you prepare for the first deadline
    Posted Jan 22, 2011, 11:41 AM by Joseph Wheaton
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Homework Assignments

  • Reading for Tuesday, April 12 Please read Nelson et al. (2003)'s Chapter 18 in Tools in Fluvial Geomorphology. This chapter presents the theory and development of the FASTMECH model you have been using in ...
    Posted Apr 7, 2011, 6:52 AM by Joseph Wheaton
  • Reading for April 5th & 7th 2011 Read §11.0 through §11.3 &  §11.7 of Chapter 11 (Unsteady Flow)  for Tuesday's Lecture. On Tuesday we will get through the Saint-Venant Equations, Hydraulic Geometry and ...
    Posted Apr 5, 2011, 8:39 AM by Joseph Wheaton
  • IRIC / FASTMECH - 2D Hydraulic Modeling Lab of Curtis Creek Setting up the Total StationFluvial Hydraulics Class setting up the total station to survey topographic boundary condition for 2D Hydraulic Model of Curtis Creek. See here for entire album ...
    Posted Apr 7, 2011, 8:55 AM by Joseph Wheaton
  • Reading Assignment for Thursday, March 17th Please read Valle & Pasternack (2006) for discussion on Thursday:Valle B and Pasternack G. 2006. Submerged and unsubmerged natural hydraulic jumps in a bedrock step-pool mountain channel. Geomorphology. 82 ...
    Posted Mar 15, 2011, 8:15 AM by Joseph Wheaton
  • Reading Assignment for Tuesday, March 15 What you Should Read Read all of Chapter 10 for Tuesday's Lecture. Chapter 10 covers Rapidly Varied Steady Flow. On Tuesday we will cover §10.1 and §10.2 ...
    Posted Mar 13, 2011, 9:38 PM by Joseph Wheaton
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