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    Understand the unique aspects of water supply and demand issues in the western US and how water systems have adapted to them.

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    Explain historical and scientific issues around water management in the western US.

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    Recognize major sources of water supplies in the western US and the impact of individual “water footprints."

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    Describe some of the ways in which scientists study research questions related to water and climate in the western US.

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完成时间为 4 小时

Course Introduction

4 个视频 (总计 37 分钟), 5 个阅读材料
4 个视频
Important Things to Know About the Course10分钟
Geography of the West9分钟
Review of the Water Cycle (with a focus on the Western US)11分钟
5 个阅读材料
Syllabus10分钟
Water Footprint Activity20分钟
[OPTIONAL] Atlas of the New West1小时
[OPTIONAL] Beyond the Hundreth Meridian1小时
[OPTIONAL] Climatic fluctuations, drought, and flow in the Colorado River Basin10分钟
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完成时间为 3 小时

History, Politics, and Culture of Water Development in the Western US

6 个视频 (总计 74 分钟), 4 个阅读材料, 2 个测验
6 个视频
Native American Tribes and Water11分钟
Water Storage and Delivery Infrastructure12分钟
Prior Appropriation16分钟
Interstate Water Conflicts and Agreements10分钟
Environmental Flows and the Endangered Species Act16分钟
4 个阅读材料
[OPTIONAL] Report on the Lands of the Arid Region of the United States10分钟
[OPTIONAL] Colorado River Basin Ten Tribes Partnership Tribal Water Study20分钟
[OPTIONAL] The Emerging Tribal Role in the Colorado River Basin15分钟
[OPTIONAL] Suggestions for further reading10分钟
2 个练习
History, Politics, and Culture Quiz25分钟
Water Footprint Challenge Part 125分钟
3
完成时间为 5 小时

Hydrology, Water Demand, and Climate in the Western US

8 个视频 (总计 104 分钟), 10 个阅读材料, 2 个测验
8 个视频
Water Quality, Aquatic Habitat, and Drinking Water10分钟
Groundwater Resources11分钟
Watershed Impacts13分钟
River and Flash Flooding13分钟
Impacts of Climate Change in the Interior West12分钟
Water Demand for Agriculture13分钟
Water Demand for Urban Areas14分钟
10 个阅读材料
[OPTIONAL] Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwestern United States10分钟
[OPTIONAL] Climate Change in Colorado: A Synthesis to Support Water Resources Management and Adaptation10分钟
[OPTIONAL] Colorado Climate Change Vulnerability Study10分钟
[OPTIONAL] Water to Supply the Land: Irrigated Agriculture in the Colorado River Basin20分钟
[OPTIONAL] Municipal Deliveries of Colorado River Basin Water20分钟
[OPTIONAL] The twenty-first century Colorado River hot drought and implications for the future20分钟
[OPTIONAL] When is Drought Not a Drought? Drought, Aridification, and the “New Normal”15分钟
[OPTIONAL] Climate Change and the Colorado River: What We Already Know15分钟
[OPTIONAL] New House, New Paradigm: A Model for How to Plan, Build, and Live Water-Smart20分钟
[OPTIONAL] Understanding California’s Groundwater20分钟
2 个练习
Hydrology, Water Demand, and Climate Quiz25分钟
Water Footprint Challenge Part 220分钟
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完成时间为 5 小时

Case Study: The Colorado River Basin

5 个视频 (总计 58 分钟), 7 个阅读材料, 2 个测验
5 个视频
History of Development of the Colorado River Basin7分钟
Climate and the Colorado River Basin: Past, Present, and Future14分钟
The Colorado River Basin Water Supply and Demand Study15分钟
Physical Attributes of the Colorado River and Experimental Flows in the Grand Canyon13分钟
7 个阅读材料
[OPTIONAL] Colorado River Basin Water Supply and Demand Study10分钟
[OPTIONAL] The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons10分钟
[OPTIONAL] Water is For Fighting Over and Other Myths about Water in the West1小时
[OPTIONAL] Downriver: Into the Future of Water in the West1小时
[OPTIONAL] Colorado River Drought Contingency Plans10分钟
[OPTIONAL] West wrestles with Colorado River “grand bargain” as changing climate depletes water governed by 1922 compact10分钟
[OPTIONAL] First-ever mandatory water cutbacks will kick in next year along the Colorado River10分钟
2 个练习
Colorado River Basin Quiz25分钟
Water Footprint Challenge Part 325分钟

讲师

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Eric Gordon

Former Managing Director, Western Water Assessment
University of Colorado Boulder
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Anne U. Gold

Senior Associate Scientist and Director CIRES Education & Outreach Program
Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences

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