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Fall 2012-2013
* GEO 197 / ENE 197 (QR)   na, npdf

Environmental Decision Making

Gregory E. van der Vink

Use of scientific data and arguments in formulating environmental policies, international development, poverty reduction, economic growth, conflict, and risk assessment.

Sample reading list:
Problem set data on special class website,
Data sets on E-Reserves,
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
Course readings are drawn from scientific articles, web-based data sets, Congressional hearing records, government reports and media accounts. Weekly class exercises, a written proposal for an environmentally-sustainable economic development project.

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 20%
Final Exam - 40%
Papers - 40%

Other information:
Full day field trip offered on two dates will replace one week of classes. This course does not count toward your GEO requirements.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
23128 L01 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm M   Guyot Hall   10   Enrolled:24 Limit:100
P01 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm T   Lewis Library   306   Enrolled:0 Limit:27