This is a comprehensive study of ecological legal issues and the stewardship of sustainability of ecological quality of life and diversity. The bulk of the laboratory will be outdoors.
This course shows students how to apply geoscience to various natural hazards and environmental problems including landslides, floods, water supply issues, natural resource extraction, and waste disposal.
This course will introduce the principles of environmental systems and ecology, including the abiotic/biotic interactions of biogeochemical cycles and energy transformations, symbiotic relationships, natural selection, population and community ecology, biodiversity and sustainability, and the dynamics and ethics of global change. An introduction to natural resources and their management including ecosystem services will be included.