EESC BC 1001x Environmental Science I
Integrated study of the Hudson River ecosystem and local environment with
emphasis on its natural history, physical dynamics, chemistry and pollutant
history, energy flow and nutrient cycling and the structure and functioning
of ecosystems, and the causes and impact of climate change. Includes readings
from Robert Boyle's The Hudson River: A Natural and Unnatural
History, Rachel Carson's "Flood Tide", Farley Mowat's Never Cry
Wolf, and Barry Lopez's Arctic Dreams.
Prerequisites: Prerequisites: Enrollment limited. Students must also sign up for the corresponding lab course, EESC BC1011 to receive credit. Note BC1001 is not required for an environmental policy major. Laboratory fee $30. Lab Required.