B CUSP 140
Offers introductory practice in laboratory and quantitative techniques, a history of one or more of the sciences, and reflection on the relationship between science and its function in the larger society. Topics vary. Offered: AWSp.
This course focuses on the earth systems most critical to human survival and wellbeing: land, water, atmosphere, and biodiversity. Students will learn and practice research techniques commonly used to advance humanity’s ability to understand and manage the earth. Key socio-environmental processes influencing each earth system are evaluated. Programs and policies designed to manage earth’s systems are critically reviewed to provide an overview of the barriers and opportunities to solving contemporary socio-environmental challenges.
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