ENV 521a (Online) / 2020-2021

Physical Science Foundations for Environmental Managers

Credits: 1.5
Teaching Mode: Online
Fall 2020: Th, 8:00-9:20, online

This required foundational course provides students with the physical science basics that they need in order to understand and manage environmental problems. The course draws on the following disciplines: climatology, environmental chemistry, geology, hydrology, meteorology, oceanography, and soil science. Focus is on understanding both the underlying concepts and how they apply to real-world environmental challenges. Useful both as a freestanding course and as a gateway to a wide spectrum of intermediate and advanced courses.