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Lisa Harrington, Kansas State University
A mid-level lecture-based undergraduate course that focuses on sustainability concepts, approaches, and decision-making. Includes use of videos, and relation of sustainability to environmental, economic, and ...
Adrienne Falcon, Carleton College
In general, in this course we explore ideas about cities and humans who live there through a series of lenses including: city as symbol, city as location of assimilation and integration and the opposite, city as a ...
Science and Other Stories: Reading the Mississippi River
Julie Maxson, Metropolitan State University
This course is an exploration of the nature of science and sustainability, focusing on the local system of the Upper Mississippi River.
Vulnerable Populations & Disasters
Marc Settembrino, Southeastern Louisiana University
This course is designed to critically examine the relationship between social inequality and disaster vulnerability. Special emphasis will be placed on social theories of disaster vulnerability, research examining ...
Bruno Borsari, Winona State University
An introduction to the theory of agroecology and the current practices of sustainable agriculture. The components of farm management will be studied within the context of a complex ecosystem. Class time will be ...
Hydrotopia: Toward a Hydraulic Society in the American West
Ed Barbanell, University of Utah
Interdisciplinary case study analysis of historical and emerging water issues in the western United States. Students learn the fundamental concepts and major issues related to water resources planning and ...
Modeling Earth and Environmental Systems
Steve Hurst, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
In this course, students will build and use models of climatic, hydrologic, geochemical, and human systems, explore the basic concepts of systems modeling, use models to test hypotheses, and find out about the ...
Rivers, Floodplains, and Management
Michael Singer, University of St Andrews
Rivers and their floodplains are central to human populations and ecology, but must be carefully managed to maintain their benefits whilst minimizing risks associated with water supply, water quality, and flooding. ...