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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 ...
Hydrotopia: Water Resources Management in the West
Steven Burian, University of Utah
This is an interdisciplinary water management course. It is co-taught by an engineering instructor and an instructor from humanities. Students experience class sessions involving traditional lectures, guest speakers, position paper debates, and design charettes. Students are required to complete numerous in-class exercises, homework, three position papers, and a team project.
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 ...
Environmental Economics and Policy
Aaron Swoboda, Carleton College
This course explores the economic and political institutions affecting the environment. We will use the tools of economics to analyze several contemporary environmental policy issues ranging from climate change, ...
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.
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.
An Emerging Model: Slow Food
Marion Field Fass, Sc.D., Professor of Biology and Chair, Health and Society, Beloit College (Curriculum Vitae (Acrobat (PDF) 149kB Jul15 08) Abstract Slow Food is one of the First Year Initiative (FYI) Seminars ...
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 ...
World Energy Systems
Anne Hall, Emory University
This is an idea for an interdisciplinary course examining energy systems, sustainability via multiple learning methods, including lecture, discussions, computer-based geospatial analysis, case studies, and field ...
Environmental Biology: Ecosystems of Southwest Florida
David Green, Instructor II, Florida Gulf Coast University College of Arts and Sciences Department of Marine and Ecological Sciences Environmental Biology, BSC 1051C, is a 3 credit hour non-science majors course ...