Spring 2016: Tu, 1:00-3:50, 380 Edwards/Marsh Classroom
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An intermediate-level exploration of water resource management at scales ranging from local to global. The course looks at multiple dimensions of the water crisis, including both human and ecosystem impacts; both quantity and quality issues; and both science and policy. Theory is illustrated through a variety of case studies. Topics covered include: global water resources; flooding; water scarcity; residential, agricultural, and industrial water use; water and health; impacts of climate change and land use change; stormwater management; dams and other technologies for water management; human impacts on aquatic ecosystems; water and energy; water economics; water rights; and water conflict and cooperation.