Hydrology Short Courses

Basic Survey Skills

Basic Survey Skills
Basic Survey SkillsChannel DimensionsBasic Survey Skills

Fee: $0 (1.5 Day Course)
Instructor: Michael Geenen, Darcie Geenen and/or Brandon Rosgen
Prerequisite: None

Select Date/Location:

  • selectedJune 5-6, 2021, Seeley Lake, MT

The Basic Survey Skills course familiarizes students with the fundamentals of surveying, which are required as a prerequisite for the Level I. Applied Fluvial Geomorphology course. Students will use surveying techniques to collect, analyze, and record physical stream data; specifically, students will learn how to:

  • Set up and use a laser and sight level
  • Survey with differential leveling and turning points
  • Create a sketch map; survey a stream cross-section
  • Conduct a longitudinal profile of the channel
  • Conduct pebble counts
  • Record and analyze the collected data




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