ENVIRONMENTAL HYDROLOGY Earth Science 341 Spring, 2012
 DAILY LEARNING OUTCOMES:  Tuesday, March 13, 2012 w Before coming to class, please read pages 132-147 in your textbook. w Your wiki page is due on Thursday! By the end of today's class, you should be able to do the following: PREDICTING TOTAL RUNOFF VOLUME w Use the NRCS curve number procedure to estimate total runoff from a storm. w Demonstrate how to use Antecedent Moisture Conditions to adjust the curve number procedure calculations. w Define the following terms:  initial abstraction, Antecedent Moisture Condition, curve number. RESOURCES:  The NRCS publication, National Engineering Handbook, Part 630 Hydrology can be downloaded from this page: http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detailfull/national/technical/alphabetical/water/hydrology/?&cid=stelprdb1043063 .  Or, you can go directly to the following individual chapters from these links:  Chapter 9, Hydrologic Soil-Cover Complexes  ftp://ftp.wcc.nrcs.usda.gov/wntsc/H&H/NEHhydrology/ch9.pdf Chap 10, Estimation of Direct Runoff from Storm Rainfall  ftp://ftp.wcc.nrcs.usda.gov/wntsc/H&H/NEHhydrology/ch10.pdf Chap 15, Time of Concentration  ftp://ftp.wcc.nrcs.usda.gov/wntsc/H&H/NEHhydrology/ch15.pdf

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 WHO HIRES HYDROLOGISTS?Private consulting firms and government agencies like these: USEPA US Army Corps of Engineers w  Mean annual salary for US hydrologists:  \$79,280. w Growth in this field is expected to be faster than average.
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