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Resources and Risks: Humans and the Physical Environment
This course draws upon the earth and environmental sciences to explore interactions between humans and the physical environment. Students use spatial and aspatial datasets (e.g., Google Earth, computer simulations, ...
Sustainable Watersheds and Communities
Cailin Huyck Orr, Washington State University- Pullman
Water and land use are explicitly linked through a complex set of challenges surrounding water quantity and quality. In the world today, water scarcities due to economic growth, ecosystem demands, and climate ...
Natural Disasters and Earth Resources
Mathieu Richaud, California State University-Fresno
Processes and materials that produce the different geologic resources and hazards (earthquakes, volcanoes, floods, landslides). Plate tectonic theory. Emphasizes the relationship between geology and humans.
Martha Henderson, The Evergreen State College
Sustainable Communities address the role of social capital in maintaining and promoting local healthy communities. This course focused on the role of sustainable farming and energy production in reaching at-risk ...
Conservation of Natural Resources
Jeff Wilson, University of Texas at Brownsville, The
This course utilizes current literature seminar-style discussions and integrates the virtual world software SECOND LIFE into some of the content/presentations.
Maureen Padden, McMaster University
Students in this fourth-year course explore the policy and requirements of environmental assessment in both a Canadian and international context. Students gain familiarity with the environmental assessment process ...
Water and Society
Adelle Monteblanco, University of Colorado at Boulder
"Water and Society" introduces students to sociological considerations of water, particularly access, distribution and risk management. The course reviews the central role of water in human society, with ...
Pamela McMullin-Messier, Central Washington University
This is a sociology course but also serves as an interdisciplinary elective for environmental and policy studies; the course revolves around discussion and application of the concepts and theories of environmental ...
Sustainable and Fossil Energy: Options and Consequences
This course will combine lectures, field trips and laboratory exercises to explore the science, technology, and policy implications of sustainable and fossil energy options. The course will be taught in Wyoming and ...
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 ...