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Fall 2022 Earth and Environmental Sciences UN2330 section 001
SCIENCE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVPT
SCIENCE FOR SUSTAINABLE D

Call Number 11580
Day & Time
Location
TR 2:40pm-3:55pm
To be announced
Points 3
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructors John C Mutter
Jenna M Lawrence
Type LECTURE
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description The course provides students with the natural science basis to appreciate co-dependencies of natural and human systems, which are central to understanding sustainable development.  After completing the course, students should be able to incorporate scientific approaches into their research or policy decisions and be able to use scientific methods of data analysis.  The semester will highlight the climate system and solutions from both physical and ecological perspectives; water resources; food production and the cycling of nutrients; and the role of biodiversity in sustainable development.  The course emphasizes key scientific concepts such as uncertainty, experimental versus observational approaches, prediction and predictability, the use of models and other essential methodological aspects.
Web Site Vergil
Department Earth and Environmental Sciences
Enrollment 120 students (120 max) as of 9:37AM Monday, August 15, 2022
Status Full
Subject Earth and Environmental Sciences
Number UN2330
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Campus Morningside
Section key 20223EESC2330W001

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