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EESC 1167 Environmental Geosciences I: Resources and Pollution (Fall/Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course covers the ways we interact with the Earth by using and too often abusing its resources. Topics discussed include human population growth and its role in resource sustainability, soils and food production, drinking water supplies, air and water pollution, waste disposal, and meeting our energy needs through use of petroleum, coal, nuclear power, and renewable resources. The focus will be on existing and emerging technologies that will determine whether our planet has a sustainable future in the coming decades that will shape your lives.


Instructor(s): Jennifer Cole

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 13-May-15