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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 ...

Explore NEON: 2-day workshop for graduate students
Megan Jones, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON)
This two-day workshop taught in November 2019 was designed for graduate students to introduce them to the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON). The workshop materials include teaching how to access and ...

Scientific Basis of Environmental Issues
Megan Kelly, Loyola University Chicago
This core, introductory environmental science course is the first in a two-course sequence. This course examines energy flow and materials cycling in and among major Earth systems, with an emphasis on global ...

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 ...

Mixed Methods Research in Environmental Planning
Kimberly Coleman, SUNY College at Plattsburgh
This is a course in mixed methods research for environmental planning majors. It builds on basic statistics and introduces qualitative research, with the ultimate goal of writing a mixed methods paper.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...