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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]

GEOL 488 - Environmental Change


Examination of physical, chemical, and biological processes that cause environments to change naturally or under the influence of human activities. Consideration of environments at several different size scales, 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.

Prerequisites & Notes
PRQ: Any 100- or 200- level BIOS, GEOG, GEOL course; CHEM 210 and CHEM 212; and MATH 229 or MATH 211; or consent of department.

Credits: 3