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Earth Environmental Systems I

Course Number: GES 211
Credits: 3
Offered: Fall Semester
Instructors: Professors Peaslee and Peterson

This is the scientific study of our planet in
terms of natural systems and their mutual interaction, with an emphasis on the modification of these systems by human activities. The emphasis in this course is on local-scale environmental problems. Subjects covered include air and water pollution, contaminant toxicology, risk assessment, soil chemistry and soil degradation. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: Chemistry 125 or 131.