Geomorphic and Ecological Fundamentals for River and Stream Restoration

Sagehen Creek Field Station, Truckee, California • 7-11 August 2017

Early-bird registration through 31 May:
Geomorphic and Ecological Fundamentals for River and Stream Restoration
07-11 August 2017, Sagehen Creek Field Station, Truckee, California 

This five-day introductory course emphasizes understanding geomorphic and ecological process as a sound basis for planning and designing river restoration, covering general principles and case studies from a wide range of environments. The course integrates hydrology, hydraulics, sediment transport, geomorphology, aquatic ecology, fisheries, and riparian ecology, and includes field measurements, mapping, and interpretation. Now in its 23rd successful year, the course is held at Sagehen Creek Field Station near Lake Tahoe, California, combining a beautiful natural setting with excellent research and teaching facilities. Instructors bring state-of-the-art insights from research around the world, with decades of collective experience implementing river restoration projects in rural and urban settings, at large and small scales.  Course materials provided include the newly published second edition of Tools in Fluvial Geomorphology (John Wiley & Sons, 2016), relevant papers in pdf, lecture notes and slides in pdf, and printed field notes.

With early-bird registration (until 31 May) and on-site lodging, the course is only $2300-2350 (depending on payment option) including all meals and lodging for 5 days/nights, from Sunday night 07 Aug through Friday afternoon 11 Aug.

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