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|ANTH 40805 - GLOBES: Global Change and Civilization|
All human populations, from the simplest to the most complex, interact with their natural environment. Humans alter the environment, and are in turn altered by it through biological or cultural adaptations. Global environmental changes helped to create and shape our species and modern industrial societies are capable of altering the environment on scales that have never been seen before, creating many questions about the future of human-environmental coexistence. This course explores the ways that humans are altering the global environment and the ways that global environmental changes alter humans in return. Four major topics are examined: global climate change, alterations of global nutrient cycles, biodiversity and habitat loss, and ecosystem reconstruction. Students will complete the course with an understanding of the metrics and physical science associated with each type of change, their ecological implications, and the ways in which environmental changes continually reshape human biology and culture.
This course is for graduate students and upper-division undergraduates. This course meets a core requirement for GLOBES students.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
Levels: All levels at the University:, Employee Non-Degree, Graduate Business, Graduate Non-Degree, Graduate Business Non-Degree, Graduate, Holy Cross College, Law Doctorate, Law Non-Degree, Law, Non-matriculating, St. Mary's College, Undergraduate Non-Degree, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Class
ENST - Energy Studies, SUS2 - Impacts
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:
St. Mary's College
Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Campuses:
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