sus385 | undergraduate
Sustainable Ocean Use
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Marine Policy and Resource Usage
- Determine the uses of the nine major resources within the ocean.
- Explain the importance of ocean environmental management and the law of the sea on overall environmental management policy.
- Describe the current sustainable resource management of the oceans.
Resource Use and Ocean Degradation
- Describe the four primary influences on ocean degradation.
- Assess the nine exploited resources in the ocean.
- Determine the effect of resource usage and exploitation on the environment and society.
The Economics Behind Ocean Sustainability
- Identify both short-term and long-term financial costs of ocean usage.
- Describe the economic stability of resource usage and exploitation on the environment and society.
- Compare the positive and negative economic aspects of ocean exploitation.
Environmental Policy Regulation for Ocean Sustainability
- Contrast local, national, and international environmental laws.
- Explain cultural discrepancies among nations that potentially hinder global management.
- Critique the role of international organizations in environmental resource sustainability.
Sustainable Management Practices: Current and Future Prospects
- Determine short-term and long-term performance factors for sustainable environmental management.
- Explain oceanographic technological measures that promote sustainability.
- Assess future actions needed for sustainable ocean resource management.
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