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

Description

This course will focus on how contaminated sites are managed and remediated for new land uses. Students will learn the theory of how sites are investigated and characterized, how toxicological information is used to estimate the risk to humans and ecosystems, how threats to groundwater are assessed and finally, methods by which these risks and threats are mitigated through remediation approaches. This course will provide students with the skill sets necessary to assess, manage and reduce human and ecological risk at a contaminated site.

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of 72 credit units, including EVSC 210.3 or 3 credit units of 100-level PHYS or STAT 245.3 or PLSC 214.3 or GE 210.3.

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