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New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering    
 
    
 
  Jan 16, 2018
 
2013-2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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URB-UY 2334 Introduction to Environmental Sciences

4 Credits
This course addresses the basic processes, as studied by the physical, biological sciences, and behavioral that determine the nature of the physical environment and how it affects life on earth. Topics include the physical environment (Lithosphere, Hydrosphere, Atmosphere, climate); the biological environment (biological systems, biodiversity, population dynamics, ecology) and modern environmental problems, including resource shortages (such as water and energy), diseases, soil, water and air pollution, climate change and their relationship to political and economic issues.

Note: This course cannot be used to satisfy Humanities/Social Science requirements for majors outside of the TCS department.



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