SCIENCE OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

Provides a rigorous and hands-on overview of the principles and methods of environmental science. Students gain practical experience with a range of laboratory, field, and analytical approaches, with a focus on current environmental research in the Gunnison Basin. Topics include water quality, riparian condition, rangeland monitoring, forest health, threatened and endangered species, air quality, conservation, and ecological restoration. Students develop skills in scientific literature searches, writing monitoring protocols, ensuring quality data collection, statistical analysis, interpretation of results, written and oral communication, and peer review. Prerequisites: ENVS 601.

Credits: 
3
Program Code: 
ENVS
Course Number: 
605
Academic Program(s): 
Master in Environmental Management (MEM)
MEM Integrative Land Management Track
MEM Sustainable & Resilient Communities Track