GED 209

Course Code: GED 209
Course Name:
Environmental Science
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The course will deal with various aspects of Environment. Topics include Global Change: Ecology and Climate, world geography, pollution, Humans and Nature and the Environments in the 21 century. This will provide a clear idea how global change will affect ecosystems, considering how temperature, rainfall, and land use can modify the distribution of organisms in the future, and reduce biodiversity. Physical processes that shape the Earth’s surface provide an inescapable context for human activity. Moreover, this will examine the physical principles that govern erosion and sedimentation, slope stability, river and coastal flooding, and groundwater flow, and analyze how these processes affect land-use philosophies and decision-making.