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- Cycles e.g., budgets, reservoirs, pathways, fluxes (flow rates), etc.
- Feedback loops
- Strongly interdependent variables
- Nonlinear interactions
- Metastability (including tipping points)
- Chaotic behavior e.g. sensitivity to initial conditions, fractal geometry, self-organized criticality
- Emergent behavior
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Principles of Environmental Geology part of Courses
This course explores the nature, dynamics and human interactions with near-surface geologic environments including aquifers, watersheds, coastlines and wetlands. We will also explore how specific techniques, ...
Climatology part of Courses
This course is designed to help students gain a scientific understanding of the physical aspects of Earth's climate system and the factors that influence climate change. We explore the global balance of energy ...
IB/AP Geography part of Courses
IB/AP Geography is a survey course which integrates human and physical systems in a spatial perspective. The course addresses the physical world and the anthropogenic relationship through a complex systems approach ...
The Earth's Climate System part of Courses
This course will be taught once per year. It provides an introduction to the climate system through lectures, labs, discussions and activities. It uses lecture and inquiry based activities to help students gain ...
Environmental Systems Theory part of Courses
Course begins with an exploration of chaos and complex systems theory as an antidote to the equilibrium thinking most students have been taught. This includes the logistic model as a basic definition of chaos ...
Systems Modeling and Assessment for Policy part of Courses
This course explores how scientific information can be used to inform policy decision‐making processes through the use of quantitative modeling techniques. Incorporates both hands‐on analysis and practice using ...
Biological Sciences 110: Organisms and Populations part of Courses
Biological Sciences 110: Organisms and Populations is a foundational biology course that focuses on principles of genetics, evolution, and ecology, as well as the critical connections among them. Students actively ...
Oil, Water and Climate part of Courses
Oil and water are two key strategic resources dominating the international scene. This class provides an overview of global distributions of oil and water resources and analyzes some of the social, economic, and ...
Conservation of Natural Resources part of Courses
This course utilizes current literature seminar-style discussions and integrates the virtual world software SECOND LIFE into some of the content/presentations.
Biogeochemical Processes and Cycles part of Courses
An investigation into the various biogeochemical cycles (C,N,P,S, and metals), the microorganisms and the chemical reactions that take place during theses cycles, the environments in which theses processes occur ...