Courses

*Earth and Planetary Sciences 239. The Consequences of Energy Systems

This course provides an introduction to the physical and chemical impacts of energy choices on human society and natural ecosystems. Topics will include the carbon cycle, climate, air and water pollution, impacts of energy systems on health, land use consequences of energy technologies, and nuclear waste and proliferation.
Note: This course is a requirement for the Graduate Consortium on Energy and Environment.
Prerequisite: College level chemistry and physics and permission of the instructor.

Professor: 

Season: 

Fall

Days: 

M

Time: 

10:00-12:00

Course ID: 

126403

Subject Area: 

Earth and Planetary Sciences

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  • [Course titles in brackets] indicate that the course is not scheduled to be taught during the 2016-2017 academic year, but may be offered in an alternate year.
  • An asterisk (*) before a course number indicates that a student must obtain the instructor's permission in order to enroll in the course.

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