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GIS and Remote Sensing
Glenn Kroeger, Trinity University
An introduction to GIS, spatial analysis and remote sensing with an emphasis on natural science and environmental applications. The course begins by examining how all forms of information are digitally encoded. ...

Quantitative Methods in Environmental Science and Studies
Jennifer Bradham, Vanderbilt University
This course provides a broad overview of quantitative methods frequently used in environmental science and studies. The topics covered in this course will not be an exhaustive inquiry into specific statistical ...

Principles of Biometry
Daniel Wiegmann, Bowling Green State University-Main Campus
This course provides an introduction statistical inference and to elementary statistical techniques commonly used by biologists. The course is intended to prepare students to learn more sophisticated statistical ...

Ecosystem Ecology
Mary Beth Kolozsvary, Siena College
This course studies the interrelations of organisms with each other and the environment. The lectures are equally divided between ecosystem ecology (energy and material flux, modeling), population ecology ...

Environmental Geology
Dominike Merle-Johnson, Montgomery County Community College
The course examines geologic processes that have an impact on humans and explores the impact that humans have on those processes, such as volcanic activity, slope process, coastal erosion, flooding, earthquakes; ...

Ecosystem Ecology
Courtney Campany, Shepherd University
This course covers topics related to terrestrial ecosystem ecology. By utilizing lectures, journal discussions, grand challenges and a data science tool kit students are immersed in the modern field of ecology that ...

Introductory Biology
Aileen Miller, Edward Waters College
A basic study of chemical, cellular, and macroscopic foundations of life with some attention given to humans. This course is an examination of the cell and cell processes, including respiration cell division and ...

ENVS 131: Introduction to Environmental Studies
Melissa Hage, Emory University
The environment impacts our way of life in many aspects (e.g., food and fiber production, resources for building shelter and infrastructure, water supplies, etc.). Adverse impacts to this environment affect the ...

Topics in Environmental Science: Data and Decision-making in Environmental Protection
Kay Bjornen, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus
The course is designed to introduce undergraduates to the use of real world data in the context of an interstate water pollution dispute. We depend on different branches of state and federal governments to make ...

Plant Responses to Global Change
Laurel Anderson, Ohio Wesleyan University
This course explores how plants and ecosystems interact with the global environmental changes of rising temperatures, rising atmospheric carbon dioxide, increasing nitrogen deposition and changing precipitation ...