Science and Management of the Great Lakes

Department Numbers
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EAS
Number 1: 
501.025
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Description: 

This course addresses the challenges in linking scientific understanding of the Great Lakes ecosystem with the challenges inherent in sustainable management of the Lakes themselves and of the societal benefits they support.  A rich collection of online lectures by regional experts will provide background scientific understanding of the Great Lakes as a vast and invaluable ecosystem.  Class activities will include weekly case studies that illustrate the complexities of current management and policy initiatives aimed at sustainable ecosystem health and services; each case study will be resourced by an experienced guest manager from the Great Lakes community

 

Credits

Minimum Credits: 
3
Maximum Credits: 
3
Pass/Fail: 
Undergrad: 
Yes
Graduate: 
Yes
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Terms Offered

Fall Semester: 
No
Winter Semester: 
Yes
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