Watersheds explores the role of the superficial, topographic, and material conditions relative to water forms, flows, and fluctuations. The session will investigate the contested nature of land areas as these have been increasingly politicized, commodified, and engineered. The speakers will address questions and concerns over the role of land and landscape processes that are fundamental to the life and quality of water across cities, regions and continents.
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
1. Explore the significance of the term “territory” as it relates to watersheds and inland water systems.
2. Understand the significant relationships that exist across watersheds and watershed scale design decision making.
3. Explore sediment transport as an issue affecting inland lakes and rivers.
4. Explore the significance of interbasin movement of water.
Elen Deming Mary Pat McGuire Sean Burkholder Brian Davis Beth Baranski Samuel Panno Thomas Nideroest
University of Illinois - Landscape Architecture