[F&ES 733] / 2017-2018

Synthesizing Environmental Science & Policy

Credits: 3



A seminar exploring science-based environmental policy in order to direct scientific synthesis and new research that meets the criteria for policy relevance. The seminar involves two discussions each week and relies on concepts and data from ecological and biogeochemical disciplines to predict and manage the impacts of environmental changes, such as invasive species and changing climate, on supporting ecosystem services that underlie the provisioning of resources such as food and clean water. Prerequisites: F&ES 500a and 515a, or permission of the instructor.

Prerequisites for F&ES 733:
F&ES 515: Physical Sciences for Environmental Management
F&ES 530: Ecosystem and Landscapes
or equivalent coursework.