Introduction to the science of environmental systems and processes. Exploration of key functions of major environmental systems on land, in rivers and lakes, in air, at sea, and in diverse transitional settings at the boundaries between these environments. Evaluation of the ways in which humans alter and are affected by environmental systems. Interspersed throughout the semester will be a review of the major U.S. laws governing human management of environmental systems as well as case studies of environmental disparities in the St. Louis region. Prerequisites: EEPS 202, or permission of the instructor.
Course Attributes: AS NSM; AS AN