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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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完成時間為 4 小時

Course Introduction

4 個視頻 (總計 37 分鐘), 5 個閱讀材料
4 個視頻
Important Things to Know About the Course10分鐘
Geography of the West9分鐘
Review of the Water Cycle (with a focus on the Western US)11分鐘
5 個閱讀材料
Syllabus10分鐘
Water Footprint Activity20分鐘
[OPTIONAL] Atlas of the New West1小時
[OPTIONAL] Beyond the Hundreth Meridian1小時
[OPTIONAL] Climatic fluctuations, drought, and flow in the Colorado River Basin10分鐘
2
完成時間為 3 小時

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

6 個視頻 (總計 74 分鐘), 4 個閱讀材料, 2 個測驗
6 個視頻
Native American Tribes and Water11分鐘
Water Storage and Delivery Infrastructure12分鐘
Prior Appropriation16分鐘
Interstate Water Conflicts and Agreements10分鐘
Environmental Flows and the Endangered Species Act16分鐘
4 個閱讀材料
[OPTIONAL] Report on the Lands of the Arid Region of the United States10分鐘
[OPTIONAL] Colorado River Basin Ten Tribes Partnership Tribal Water Study20分鐘
[OPTIONAL] The Emerging Tribal Role in the Colorado River Basin15分鐘
[OPTIONAL] Suggestions for further reading10分鐘
2 個練習
History, Politics, and Culture Quiz25分鐘
Water Footprint Challenge Part 125分鐘
3
完成時間為 5 小時

Hydrology, Water Demand, and Climate in the Western US

8 個視頻 (總計 104 分鐘), 10 個閱讀材料, 2 個測驗
8 個視頻
Water Quality, Aquatic Habitat, and Drinking Water10分鐘
Groundwater Resources11分鐘
Watershed Impacts13分鐘
River and Flash Flooding13分鐘
Impacts of Climate Change in the Interior West12分鐘
Water Demand for Agriculture13分鐘
Water Demand for Urban Areas14分鐘
10 個閱讀材料
[OPTIONAL] Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwestern United States10分鐘
[OPTIONAL] Climate Change in Colorado: A Synthesis to Support Water Resources Management and Adaptation10分鐘
[OPTIONAL] Colorado Climate Change Vulnerability Study10分鐘
[OPTIONAL] Water to Supply the Land: Irrigated Agriculture in the Colorado River Basin20分鐘
[OPTIONAL] Municipal Deliveries of Colorado River Basin Water20分鐘
[OPTIONAL] The twenty-first century Colorado River hot drought and implications for the future20分鐘
[OPTIONAL] When is Drought Not a Drought? Drought, Aridification, and the “New Normal”15分鐘
[OPTIONAL] Climate Change and the Colorado River: What We Already Know15分鐘
[OPTIONAL] New House, New Paradigm: A Model for How to Plan, Build, and Live Water-Smart20分鐘
[OPTIONAL] Understanding California’s Groundwater20分鐘
2 個練習
Hydrology, Water Demand, and Climate Quiz25分鐘
Water Footprint Challenge Part 220分鐘
4
完成時間為 5 小時

Case Study: The Colorado River Basin

5 個視頻 (總計 58 分鐘), 7 個閱讀材料, 2 個測驗
5 個視頻
History of Development of the Colorado River Basin7分鐘
Climate and the Colorado River Basin: Past, Present, and Future14分鐘
The Colorado River Basin Water Supply and Demand Study15分鐘
Physical Attributes of the Colorado River and Experimental Flows in the Grand Canyon13分鐘
7 個閱讀材料
[OPTIONAL] Colorado River Basin Water Supply and Demand Study10分鐘
[OPTIONAL] The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons10分鐘
[OPTIONAL] Water is For Fighting Over and Other Myths about Water in the West1小時
[OPTIONAL] Downriver: Into the Future of Water in the West1小時
[OPTIONAL] Colorado River Drought Contingency Plans10分鐘
[OPTIONAL] West wrestles with Colorado River “grand bargain” as changing climate depletes water governed by 1922 compact10分鐘
[OPTIONAL] First-ever mandatory water cutbacks will kick in next year along the Colorado River10分鐘
2 個練習
Colorado River Basin Quiz25分鐘
Water Footprint Challenge Part 325分鐘

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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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