ENVI 001. WATER RESOURCES (2 CR.: 2 LEC.)

Introduction - Our Planet Earth and water balance - Distribution of Earth water - Human population and Water Cycle - Surface Water - Surface Water and Flooding - Climate changes - Water quality and water pollution - Lebanon and Litani - Underground Water - The future of the water resources of the Arab world - Flood Hazards and Hydrology - Dams and Reservoirs - Water Resources and Economic Development - Hydro- politics of Middle East.