env315 | undergraduate

Global Change

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This course will examine the impact of human activity on the environment. Students will examine a variety of environmental issues influenced by human activity, including the development and impact of global climate change on Earth.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    The Terrestrial Environment

    • Describe ways to improve soil quality.
    • Explain the role humans play in altering the physical environment.
    • Identify human activities that negatively affect vegetation.

    Civilization and Animal Populations

    • Identify environmental effects of urbanization.
    • Explain the role humans have in animal decline.
    • Compare and contrast global population trends.

    Future Climate Changes

    • Analyze the human connection to hydrologic changes.
    • Explain the effect of global warming on the main components of the cryosphere.
    • Evaluate the global effect of future changes of drylands.

    The Aquatic Environment

    • Identify human contributions to the changes of rivers, lakes, and oceans.
    • Analyze causes and effects of water pollution.

    The Atmospheric Environment

    • Compare rural and urban climate zones.
    • Relate greenhouse gases and global warming to pollution.
    • Explain the effects of climate change on the biosphere and the physical environment.
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