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Courses - Fall 2015
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Conceptualizing and Modeling Human-Environmental Interactions
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Permission of BSOS-Geography department. Or GEOG306, STAT100, MATH107, or MATH111; and (GEOG201 and GEOG202); and (GEOG331 or GEOG330).
Corequisite: MATH130, MATH140, or MATH120; or MATH220.
Credit only granted for: GEOG416 or GEOG498N.
Formerly: GEOG498N.
Develops skills to carry out research that integrates environmental and economic aspects of sustainability by introducing extensively used quantitative tools for analyzing human-environmental interactions in the field of ecological economics. These include, e.g., index number calculations and decomposition analysis, Environmental Kuznets Curve (EKC), environmental input-output analysis and life-cycle analysis, and multi-criteria decisions aid (MCDA). Students will need laptops to run models during class.
This course has a $40 lab fee.