LDARCH 12 - Environmental Science for Sustainable Development

Description
The scientific basis of sustainability, explored through study of energy, water, food, natural resources, and built environment. Physical/ecological processes and systems, and human impacts from the global scale to local energy/resource use. Energy and water audits, opportunities to increase sustainability of processes/practices. Discussion/lab section involves field data collection/analysis (e.g., habitat characteristics and macroinvertebrate communities in local streams, measurement of atmospheric particulate matter concentrations, measurement of water savings from updated irrigation technologies) and a final, integrative sustainability assessment project.
Credits
4
Attributes
Meets Biological Science, L&S Breadth Meets Social & Behavioral Sciences, L&S Breadth
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017
Offered
TuTh, Tu, W, Th, F
Avg. Class Size
60
Avg. Sections
6