Course Descriptions for the Science Department

ENVS4450 - Air/Water/Land Pol Cntrl & Mgt
Fall 2012

This is an advanced course in environmental science and examines techniques used to legislate, control and ameliorate anthropogenic pollution. Design and use of various devices used to reduce air pollution are discussed. Air pollution's role in acid rain and global warming are studied. Public water systems and sewage treatment techniques and their role in controlling stream, lake and groundwater quality are examined. Industrial use and management of water of water as a resource is reviewed. Landfill design, location and permitting are reviewed, as are solid wastes' impact on groundwater, urban aesthetics and cost to urban infrastructure. Case studies of governmental, industrial and residential attempts to successfully control and manage anthropogenic pollution are conducted. Other topics include research techniques, assessment, methods of monitoring and analysis and environmental law.
Prerequisites: 21 credits of 2000 level science or above
3 Credits

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ENVS4450-A Air/Water/Land Pol Cntrl & Mgt
16 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: M W F
  Add to Planner     Location: Moon Room: John Jay 247
    Time: 11:00-11:50 am Instructor: Short
    Session: 1 (01/13 - 05/03/14) Term: Spring 2014
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      Prerequisite: PHYS1210 or PHYS2610
 

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