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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

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

Our Geologic Environment part of Quantitative Skills:Courses
This course is a general education lab science course taken by non-science majors to fulfill a lab science and man and environment general education distribution requirements. The course is based on the content ...

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

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

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 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

World Natural Environments part of Cutting Edge:Course Design:Goals Database
World Natural Environments is an entry level introduction to physical geography course, covering weather/climate, geomorphology, hydrology and biogeography. The course is based on five case studies (Weather and ...

Subject: Environmental Science, Geography:Physical, Human/Cultural, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards, Geography

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