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CIP 2020

Detail for CIP Code 40.0605

Title: Hydrology and Water Resources Science.

Definition: A program that focuses on the scientific study of the occurrence, circulation, distribution, chemical and physical properties, and environmental interaction of surface and subsurface waters, including groundwater. Includes instruction in geophysics, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, chemical physics, geomorphology, mathematical modeling, hydrologic analysis, continental water processes, global water balance, and environmental science. See also: 03.0205) Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management., 14.0805) Water Resources Engineering.

Action: No Substantive Changes

CIP Title or Definition Changed
CIP 2010 CIP 2020
Code Title Action Code Title
40.0605 Hydrology and Water Resources Science. No substantive changes 40.0605 Hydrology and Water Resources Science.
Illustrative Examples
  • [Hydrogeology]