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Water Resources

This guide compiles information on river dynamics, hydrology, groundwater and other important water-related topics.


This guide is a resource supplement for GEOL 355, GEOL 415 & GEOL 455 classes. 


This guide should help you to:

  • Locate contextual information about river dynamics.
  • Locate a variety of resources that demonstrate the interdisciplinary nature of water resource management and decision-making in the Western U.S.
  • Approach interdisciplinary research from an awareness of how different disciplines converse about a given topic.
  • Select appropriate library databases and search them effectively.
  • Read research publications critically.
  • Review writing and citing techniques.


Water image by José Manuel Suárez.

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