Energy and the Environment

ENSCI 324 XW Cross Listed: ENV S/GEOL/MTEOR


Course Description

Renewable and non-renewable energy resources. Origin, occurrence, and extraction of fossil fuels. Nuclear, wind, geothermal, biomass, hydroelectric, and solar energy. Biofuels. Energy efficiency. Environmental effects of energy production and use, including air pollution, acid precipitation, coal ash, mountaintop removal mining, oil drilling, hydraulic fracturing, groundwater contamination, nuclear waste disposal, and global climate change. Carbon sequestration and geoengineering solutions for reducing atmospheric CO2 concentrations.

3 credits

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Instructor Contact

Aaron Wood

Registration Information

Course Dept
ENSCI
Course Number
324
Section
XW
Credit Hours
3
Semester
Spring 2017
Dates
Jan 9 - May 5
Prerequisites
None
Max Enrollment
200
Delivery Fee
$150.00 *
Delivery Type
www
* Delivery Fee is additional to Tuition & Fees.

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