Water Courses

URI Courses

Courses with content largely focused on hydro(geo)logy, water pollution and/or wetlands.

Several departments and colleges offer courses in the area of “Water”.  We encourage our students to look beyond their home departments for classes offered by our many water experts at the University of Rhode Island. For a description of these courses, visit catalog or contact the instructor.

Key:

GEO: Geosciences
NRS: Natural Resources Sciences
CVE Civil and Environmental Engineering
EEC: Environmental and Natural Resources Economics
CPL: Community Planning
OCG: Oceanography
BIO: Biology
HPR: Honors Program
GCH: Grand Challenges
STAT: Statistics

Hydro Certificate info:

Visit Graduate Certificate in Hydrology for more information.

CourseInstructor(s)Credits

(Lec/Lab)
Semester offered

(*may change, please consults Course Catalog)
GEO/NRS/EEC 234 – Introduction to Water ResourcesPradhanangMar-00Fall
GEO/NRS 482/582 and CVE 482- Innovative Subsurface Remediation TechnologiesBovingApr-00Spring – odd years
GEO 483 – HydrogeologyBoving1-MarFall
GEO/NRS 484/584 and CVE 484 – Environmental HydrogeologyBoving1-MarSpring – even years
GEO 532 – Analytical GeochemistryCardaceFeb-00Indp. Study
GEO/NRS/CVE 535 – Geospatial Watershed ModelingPradhanangMar-00Spring
GEO 562 – Biogeochemical CyclesCardaceApr-00Spring – odd years
GEO 583 – Groundwater ModelingBovingMar-00Fall
GEO 586 – Hydro Reading SeminarBovingJan-00Spring and Fall
NRS 406 – Wetland Wildlife ManagementPatonApr-00Spring
NRS 412 – Soil-Water ChemistryAmadorMar-00Spring – odd years
NRS 423/425/525 – Wetland EcologyKarraker1-AprFall
NRS 450/452 – Soils and Land Use/Soil, Water and Land Use InvestigationStolt1-MarSpring
NRS 461 – Watershed Hydrology and ManagementGoldApr-00Fall
NRS 518 – EcohydrologyGoldMar-00Spring
EEC 430 – Water Resource EconomicsGuilfoosMar-00
CVE 470/471 Water TransportGoodwillMar-00Spring
CVE 474 – Water Quality Sampling and AnalysisThiemMar-00Spring – odd
CVE 475 – Water and the EnvironmentAkandaMar-00Fall
OCG 480 / 580 – Introduction to Marine PollutionLohmanMar-00Spring
OCG 523 – Organic Geochemistry of Natural WatersLohmanMar-00Fall
OCG/GEO/EVR 517 – Environmental Organic ChemistryLohmanMar-00Fall
CPL 539 – Environmental LawGordonMar-00Fall and Spring
Related CoursesInstructor(s)Credits

(Lec/Lab)
Semester offered

(*may change, please consults Course Catalog)
GCH 103 – Earth Gone MadBovingMar-00Inactive
GEO 305 – Global Climate ChangeCardaceApr-00Spring
GEO/NRS 491 – J-Term IndonesiaKarracker, BovingMar-00January
NRS 409 – Concepts in GIS and Remote SensingWangApr-00Fall
NRS 410 – Fundamentals of GISWangtMar-00Fall
NRS 426 – Soil MicrobiologyAmadorMar-00Spring even years
NRS 526 – Microbial Ecology of Soils and SedimentsAmadorMar-00Spring even years
NRS 522 – Advanced GIS Analysis of Environmental DataTBAMar-00Spring
CVE 374 – Environmental EngineeringCraverMar-00Fall
CVE 477/577 – Environmental Sustainability and Green EngineeringCraverMar-00Fall
CVE 572 – Biosystems in Sanitary EngineeringCraverMar-00Spring
HPR 411/CVE 323 – Designing Sustainable Solutions for Developing CommunitiesCraver/BovingMar-00Inactive
STAT 550 – Ecological StatsPuggioni3Fall, odd years
STAT 592 – Time Series AnalysisPuggioni3Fall, even years
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