Nov 17, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ESCI 2112K - Environmental Science II

This course will focus on fundamental scientific understanding and importance of sustainability, resource degradation, land-use types, environmental science, and procedures necessary for sustainable land-use and management. Topics include mountain, prairie, coastal, desert, and wetland ecosystems etc., ecological integrity,  land-use attribute quantification, land use forecasting, soil and hydrologic map understanding for scientific management and decision support, simulations of water, land-use and soil parameters for suitable and sustainable development. Students will consider sustainability, planning, and land use analysis and planning as a systematic scientific assessment of physical, social and economic factors.