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ENVS4450-A Air/Water/Land Pol Cntrl & Mgt    (Spring 2013)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor

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Course Details

Session, Dates: 1 (01/14/2013 - 05/04/2013)

Days: M W F

Time: 11:00 - 11:50 am

Location: Moon Campus

Room: John Jay 247

Seats Available: 16 Seats

Credits: 3

Course Description

This is an advanced course in environmental science and examines techniques used to legislate, control and ameliorate anthropogenic pollution. Design and use of various devices used to reduce air pollution are discussed. Air pollution's role in acid rain and global warming are studied. Public water systems and sewage treatment techniques and their role in controlling stream, lake and groundwater quality are examined. Industrial use and management of water of water as a resource is reviewed. Landfill design, location and permitting are reviewed, as are solid wastes' impact on groundwater, urban aesthetics and cost to urban infrastructure. Case studies of governmental, industrial and residential attempts to successfully control and manage anthropogenic pollution are conducted. Other topics include research techniques, assessment, methods of monitoring and analysis and environmental law.

Prerequisite: PHYS1210 or PHYS2610

About The Instructor

Daniel Short, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Environmental Science
 Science

short@rmu.edu
412-397-4054 phone
412-397-3277 fax
John Jay 215

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