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ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES AND THE PHYSICAL SCIENCE

Course Number: ENVS-305

Course Description: An application of the physical sciences,principally the earth sciences, to understandinghuman impact on the earth, including such topicsas radioactivity, nuclear power and nuclear waste,hazards from earthquakes, volcanoes, mining andtoxic chemical wastes, water pollution, acid rain,the greenhouse effect, desertification, andproblems posed by increasing urbanization andintensive agriculture.3 credits (NW)

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