Subject: Environmental Sciences
Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 1 only
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours and 2 Tutorial hours
College: Agriculture and Bioresources
Department: Soil Science


Introduces students to renewable resources and their management. Emphasis will be on human use of surface water, groundwater, land and plant resources. The concepts of sustainable use and ecological goods and services will be explored for each resource. The role of each resource as an alternative energy source and the interaction between human use of the resource and global change will also be addressed. Critical assumptions that underlie human use of resources will be discussed in weekly tutorial sessions.

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