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Systems Modeling and Assessment for Policy part of Cutting Edge:Complex Systems: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 ...

Subject: Environmental Science:Policy:Environmental Decision-Making

Earth Processes part of Quantitative Skills:Courses
Physical Geology at introductory level, with emphasis on developing scientific and quantitative skills through experimentation, quantification, and problem solving. It satisfies the quantitative general education ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology, Geoscience, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling

Introduction to Environmental Science part of Quantitative Skills:Courses
We will explore Earth's physical and biological systems and human interaction with the environment. This will include coverage of: climate, rocks, soils, ecosystems, human population, land use, energy use and ...

Subject: Biology, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science

Global Environmental Obstacles part of Quantitative Skills:Courses
The course uses Mackenzie's Our Changing Planet as a template and investigates world population, diminishing water resources, anthropogenic effects on the atmosphere (ozone hole and acid rain), and global ...

Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climatology , Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Geoscience:Hydrology, Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Air quality, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Greenhouse effect, Environmental Science:Energy, Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling, Environmental Science:Human Population, Air Quality, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Greenhouse effect, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Ozone depletion

Natural Disasters part of Quantitative Skills:Courses
This course introduces the concept of natural physical processes as disasters in which members of a society are harmed. Examines the origins, prediction/forecasting, effects, and mitigation efforts of some commonly ...

Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards

Weather, Climate and Ecosystems part of Quantitative Skills:Courses
Geography 206 is an introductory course to physical geography. This course is the second of a two-course series (the other is Geography 205 - Cartography, Landforms and Landform Analysis) for Physical Geography at ...

Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Biology, Geography:Physical, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Environmental Science:Ecosystems, Global Change and Climate, Geography

GEOL3650: Energy: A Geological Perspective part of Quantitative Skills:Courses
Examines the energy needs of a modern industrialized society. Looks at the typesof energy, the natural laws that govern its use, transformation, and conservation. The different sources of energy available to modern ...

Subject: Environmental Science:Energy, Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling

Course profile: Quantitative Natural Hazards part of Building Strong Geoscience Departments:Curricula & Programs:Courses
Arlo Weil, Bryn Mawr 200-level general science course, 16-30 students. Information for this profile was provided by Arlo Weil in 2007. Information is also available on the course website. Jump down to Overview and ...

Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards

Natural Hazards and Catastrophes part of Quantitative Skills:Courses
1 credit hour course for non-scientists, with no pre-requisites. Aims to improve quantitative and scientific literacy through applying simple skills to topics including global climate change, earthquakes, volcanoes ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science, Physics:Astronomy, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Volcanology, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Earthquakes, Volcanism, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards

Course profile: Quantitative Natural Hazards part of Cutting Edge:Strong Geoscience Departments:Degree Programs:Courses
Arlo Weil, Bryn Mawr 200-level general science course, 16-30 students. Information for this profile was provided by Arlo Weil in 2007. Information is also available on the course website. Jump down to Overview and ...

Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards

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