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Undergraduate Course Details
Number IDS 220
Title Water Resources Planning and Management
Credits 3.0
Distribution DIII

Description

This course is a comprehensive introduction to the economics and ecology of water supply and water pollution control. Topics include watershed management, groundwater protection and wastewater treatment. The inherent difficulty in applying static laws and regulations to a dynamic natural resource such as water is a recurring theme in the course. Strongly recommended for students interested in environmental management. One three-hour lecture per week. Offered by the Marine Studies Consortium. Application to campus Representative of the Marine Studies Consortium must be made one semester prior to the experience. Additional tuition fee required by Marine Studies Consortium.