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This one-semester course is an introduction to the basic concepts and inter-relationships needed to understand the complexities of environmental problems. A survey of the characteristics of natural environments and human populations is followed by a study of environmental degradation and alternative solutions to environmental problems. The student is introduced to the roles of many disciplines (including both the natural and social sciences in the study of environmental problems. The emphasis is on interdisciplinary thinking.

Peter Pettengill
Fall 2020
Course Code:
ENVS 101-2
Environmental Studies


Indexes key journals from many different disciplines.  Contains significant full text of scholarly and popular journal articles and book reviews.
Indexes literature dealing with the environment, pollution, and energy. Includes significant full text of scholarly and popular journal articles, book chapters, book reviews, conference papers and dissertations.
Environmental articles from scholarly & general literature.
Multi-disciplinary database.