Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Geography and Planning
A multidisciplinary study of the biophysical environments of the circumpolar North. This course examines the processes operating at the Earth's surface and within the atmosphere and hydrosphere and their role in structuring northern ecosystems. Writing exercises and/or research projects will permit students with background preparation in the humanities, social sciences and the sciences to assess the impact of human activity on northern environments.
Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units in science; or permission of the instructor.
Note: GEOG 120 or GEOG 150 (formerly NRTH 101) recommended.
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