Feb 24, 2020  
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]

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GEOL 588 - Environmental Change


Examination of the physical, chemical, and biological processes that cause environments to change naturally or under the influence of human activities. Environments at several different size scales will be considered, from small water-sheds/ forests, to larger lake systems, to the global atmospheric-ocean system. Emphasis on the roles of positive and negative feedback in controlling the state of environments and their susceptibility to change. Students should be competent in chemistry and calculus prior to enrollment.

Prerequisites & Notes
PRQ: Consent of department.

Credits: 3



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