env310 | undergraduate

Environmental Management

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This course examines environmental problems from a local, national, and international perspective. Federal legislation will be reviewed on air pollution and water quality. Students will be introduced to control techniques for treating air and water, and the emerging environmental issues such as global climate changes, bioterrorism, organic pollutants, and industrial ecology.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 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

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    Biological Resources: Fish, Grazing Lands, and Forests

    • Explain the management practices of grazing lands.
    • Evaluate forest management practices.
    • Explain the dynamics of grazing lands and animal production.
    • Explain the management of ocean fisheries.
    • Describe the functions of forest resources.
    • Describe ocean biological systems.

    Resources: Water and Soil

    • Explain the soil nutrient cycles and nutrient availability.
    • Analyze the relationship between the hydrological cycle and vegetation.
    • Explain how to manage erosion.

    Pests and Pathogens: Natural Elements of the Ecosystem

    • Evaluate environmental health risks from pollution.
    • Identify challenges of chemical pest control.
    • Describe environmental fate and the transport of contaminants.
    • Explain the benefits of assessing and promoting environmental degradation of pollutants.
    • Define approaches to biological pest control.

    Natural Systems: Preservation and Restoration

    • Identify conservation strategies.
    • Describe natural process restoration.
    • Explain methods for ecosystem restoration.

    Climate Change

    • Explain potential impacts of climate change.
    • Describe mechanisms of human contribution to climate change.
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