Water Resources Program

MSC05 3110
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Physical Location:
1915 Roma Avenue NE
Economics Building Room 1048

Phone: (505) 277-7759
Fax: (505) 277-5226

Water Resources Core Courses

  • WR 571. Water Resources I - Contemporary Issues

    Students examine contemporary issues in water resource systems, including water quality; ecosystem health; stakeholder concerns; economics; and water supply, policy, management and allocation. Emphasis on teamwork, cooperation, and oral, written and graphic communication. [Fall].

  • WR 572. Water Resources II - Models

    Practical aspects of the different technical models used by water resource professionals: hydrologic, economic, ecological, etc. It is not an in-depth exposure to modeling but is designed to give the students an appreciation of the limitations and uses of models. Students are given exercises using computer models of water resources systems (hydrology, economics, etc.) [Spring].

  • WR 573. Water Resources III - Field Problems

    Intensive experience with a field-based problem or suite of problems. Students work through problem identification and definition, collect/analyze data, propose solutions and present conclusions and recommendations in a appropriate forum. Restrictions: WR major and permission of instructor. [Summer -early June field component]. Click Here