Indigenous Environmental Stewardship and Reclamation 140

Water Monitoring and Analysis

Course details

In this course, students are given an in-depth study of the concerns, methods, and history about measuring water quality. This provides insight to students about ongoing problems and challenges involved in monitoring water from a variety of sources and in a multitude of environments. After learning proper techniques to draw from such sources in monitoring efforts, students learn how to draw conclusions from the data they gather, comprising the analysis portion of this course. Being able to take into account the biological, physical, and chemical components of water in their measurements, students learn how analysis is to be conducted both in the field and in the lab. After this course, students will have a comprehensive knowledge of ensuring water quality, from measurement to examination, and from field to lab.

3 Credits

Course prerequisites

MATH 90, CHEM 90, ENGL 90

This course is also featured in the following Yellowhead Tribal College programs.