Date

Lecture

References

Outline and Readings

Field Trips

 

 

 

 

 

Sep 24, Monday

Introduction, Wetland definitions

Definitions: Pages 33-34, Mitsch and Gosselink

Read Ch. 1, 2, 8

 

Sep 26, Wednesday

Coastal wetlands

 

 

 

Sep 28, Friday

Introduction to field trips

 

 

 

Sep 29, Saturday

 

High Tide 5:24 AM 10.4

Low Tide 11:11 AM 2.5

 

Skagit Marsh, coastal wetland

 

 

 

 

 

Oct 1, Monday

Review of field trip, discussion, QUIZ

 

 

 

Oct 3, Wednesday

Classification systems

Cowardin system

Outline, Classification

 

Oct 5, Wednesday

Freshwater wetlands

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oct 6, Saturday

 

 

 

Freshwater wetlands, Sammamish Plateau

 

 

 

 

 

Oct 8, Monday

Review of field trip, discussion, QUIZ

 

 

 

Oct 10, Wednesday

World wetlands

 

Read Ch. 3

 

Oct 12, Friday

Wetland impacts

 

Outline

 

Oct 13, Saturday

 

 

Restored wetlands

 

 

 

 

 

Oct 15, Monday

Review of field trip, discussion, QUIZ

 

 

 

Oct 17, Wednesday

Hydrology: water budgets

 

Read Ch. 4

Outline

 

Oct 19, Friday

Hydrology: biological effects

 

Outline

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oct 22, Monday

Wetland soils: physical properties

 

Read Ch 5

Outline

 

 

Oct 24, Wednesday

Wetland soils: chemical properties

 

 

 

Oct 26, Friday

EXAM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oct 29, Monday

Salinity stress: plant adaptations

 

Read Ch 6

Outline

 

Oct 31, Wednesday

Waterlogging stress: plant adaptations

 

Outline

 

Nov 2, Friday

Flooding: root responses

 

Outline

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nov 5, Monday

Flooding: shoot responses

 

Outline

 

Nov 7, Wednesday

Wetland functions

USGS Wetland Functions

Read Ch 9, 11

Outline

 

Nov 9, Friday

Wetland functions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nov 12, Monday

HOLIDAY

 

 

 

Nov 14, Wednesday

Hydrogeomorphic wetland functional evaluation (HGM)

 

Outline

 

Nov 16, Friday

HGM part two,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nov 19, Monday

Designing for ecological functions

 

Read Ch 12, 14

Outline

 

Nov 21, Wednesday

Tools available for restoration

 

Outline

 

Nov 23, Friday

HOLIDAY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nov 26, Monday

Creating and restoring wetlands

Stevens and Vanbianchi

Outline

 

Nov 28, Wednesday

Preview of Problem Sets

 

 

Nov 30, Friday

Wetland restoration

PROBLEM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dec 3, Monday

Ecological Engineering

PROBLEM

 

 

 

Dec 5, Wednesday

Review

 

 

 

Dec 7, Friday

EXAM