Note: This course is not available for the current semester.
Course No: 18.510; Last Offered: No Data;
The course is designed to build understanding of the technologies and methods of analysis of water resource management issues and of the interdependence they have to each other when real problems must be evaluated. It presumes no prior background in any water related technology. The emphasis is upon building understanding of fundamental concepts in order to apply them to the management of water resources. Management in this case implies resolution of conflicts in technology utilization of a resource because of scarcity or incompatibility of competing possible uses. Hypothetical cases are resolved to aid in converting concepts into reasonable applications to problems. Prerequisites: Students must only meet the general one year of calculus and of chemistry requirements for matriculation into the Environmental Studies M.S. program. Students whose first language is not English are urged to gain facility in understanding spoken technical English and in having easy facility with formal written English prior to enrolling. 92.131 Calculus I and 92.132 Calculus II.
Contact the Advising Center at 978-934-2474 or Continuing_Education@uml.edu
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