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Fall Academic Term 2002 Course Guide

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Courses in Environmental Studies


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Fall Academic Term, 2002 (September 3 - December 20)


ENVRNSTD 251 / RCNSCI 250. Ecology, Development, and Conservation in Latin America.

Section 001 ECOLOGY, CONSERVATION, AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE NEW WORLD TROPICS. SPANISH RECOMMENDED.

Instructor(s): Iñigo Granzow-de La Cerda (inyigo@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Reading and listening proficiency in Spanish; high school biology or environmental science. (4). (NS).

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This course will explore the interactions between ecological conservation and development, their constraints and history. We will analyze the socioeconomic aspects derived from the South-North unbalance and its effect on the environment for Third World nations, mainly in the American Tropics. We will focus on such environmental problems and their link to the underlying social and political issues, cutting across topics on health, agricultural practices, development, economics, social justice, and conservation of natural ecosystems. Basic notions on plant biology, tropical ecology and ecological restoration will be given, including lab sessions at the Botanical Gardens. Special attention will be given to the role of biotechnology and globalization. Lectures, discussions, half of the readings as well as student essays and research papers, including a final oral presentation, will all be in Spanish. Requirements: Two high school Science courses and one Spanish Reading course, or equivalent.

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ENVRNSTD 270 / ENVIRON 270 / NRE 270. Our Common Future: Ecology, Economics & Ethics of Sustainable Development.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Ivette Perfecto (perfecto@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (4). (Excl).

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: http://coursetools.ummu.umich.edu/2002/fall/nre/270/001.nsf

See Environment 270.001.

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ENVRNSTD 280(360) / GEOSCI 280. Mineral Resources, Economics, and the Environment.

Sections 002-005 ONLY satisfy the upper-level writing requirement.

Instructor(s): Stephen E Kesler (skesler@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (4). (NS). (BS). (QR/2).

Upper-Level Writing Half QR

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

See Geological Sciences 280.001.

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ENVRNSTD 407. Literature and the Environment.

Section 001 Literature of the American Wilderness. (3 credits). Meets with ENGLISH 317.002

Instructor(s): John R Knott (jknott@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: ENVIRON 240. (3-4). (Excl).

Credits: (3-4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

See English 317.002.

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