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ENSC 429: Environmental Field Studies

student taking notes in field journalStudents in this field-based class will work as a team to design and perform field research and produce written and oral reports concerning a research, natural resource inventory, and/or environmental assessment problem. A multi-disciplinary approach to problem solving is incorporated.

GEO 103: Introduction to Environmental Geology

student examining rockThis course explores the human impact on the Earth and its resources. Topics include population growth, urban development and land-use planning, environmental policy, water pollution, air pollution, acid rain, climate modeling, greenhouse warming, waste disposal, soil erosion, energy resources, geological hazards, and the environmental impact of resource extraction and use.