Characteristics: 3 credit course for upper division undergrads and graduate students
Fieldwork in Gibson Jack Creek, located in Pocatello, Idaho
Course is co-taught by ISU faculty: --Dr. Ben Crosby (geomorphology), --Dr. Sarah Godsey (hydrology), --Dr. Kathleen Lohse (soils) and --Dr. Keith Reinhardt (plant physiological ecology).
*We focus on the tools necessary to do watershed-scale budgets of water and carbon
--a diverse array of sampling/measurement methodologies in topography, water, gasses and soils.
-data logger/sensor programming and deployment in aquatic, terrestrial and meteorological settings.
-basic tools for QA/QC, time series analysis and spatial statistics.
-The course will enable students to do baseline monitoring and assessments as a either a research assistant, environmental consultant or employee within a state or federal agency.
For more information and online application materials visit http://geology.isu.edu/FieldMethods/