Overview of Fluvial Geomorphology

Online

Rivers shape the landscape, sustain ecosystems and link the headwaters of watersheds to downstream wetlands. This course provides an overview of fluvial geomorphology, using a holistic watershed approach that highlights the important connections between hillslopes, river channels, floodplains and estuaries. Participants will learn how fluvial processes, water and sediment interact to shape diverse river systems.  Topics include: 

  • watershed systems
  • fluvial processes and morphology
  • ecological interactions
  • effects of land uses
  • restoration of fluvial processes

The focus of this course is designed to expand your knowledge of factors that affect flooding, sediment erosion, transport and deposition. You will gain an understanding of fluvial system responses to various land use disturbances, and, thereby, develop insights that provide a foundation for the best watershed management decisions and restoration efforts.

CEUs
0.6
Section Number
223WAT211
Instruction Method
Online class

Section Notes

This is an online, remote learning course, which consists of content and curriculum that is taught with pre-recorded and real time lectures, in addition to real-time lecture/Q&A sessions with the instructors. Pre-recorded lectures and live sessions are accessed via our Canvas learning system and Zoom. 

This course is open March 8 – March 10, with a live session on March 10, 9:00AM-11:00 AM. 

Attendance of the live session is mandatory to receive credit for this course. 

We allow registration through the 12:00 PM PST (noon) on the first day of the course. We cannot extend course access beyond 11:59 PM on the last day of class, so students pursuing a late enrollment acknowledge that they will have less time to complete the materials. Please contact the course representative with any questions. 

Enrollment Policies

Drop requests (withdraw with a refund) will be approved, less a $30 processing fee, if the request is received seven calendar days before the course begins. Click here to view complete enrollment policy information including details on withdrawals and transfers.

Technical Requirements

Please view the technological requirements for online learning to ensure your success in this course: https://cpe.ucdavis.edu/areas-study/online-programs/technical-requirements

Discounts

AEP

Members can receive 10% discount on the course fee by entering the Coupon Code.  If you don’t have your association discount code, contact UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Student Services at (800) 752-0881.

APA

Members can receive 10% discount on the course fee by entering the Coupon Code.  If you don’t have your association discount code, contact UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Student Services at (800) 752-0881.

Info Session Discount

Attendees of UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Information Sessions may be eligible for $100 discount on a class by entering the Coupon Code provided at the Information Session.  Contact UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Student Services office, at (800) 752-0881, if you have questions about this discount.