Geog310-2010-Introduction

Geog310-2010-Introduction - Lecture Outline 1 Course...

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1 Geog 310 L1 W2010 Environment and Resources Geography 310 Introductory Lecture Geog 310 L1 W2010 Lecture Outline 1. Course objectives 2. Course format and logistics Geog 310 L1 W2010 Geog 310 L1 W2010
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2 Geog 310 L1 W2010 Course objectives 1. To acquire knowledge on key scientific and social issues pertaining to resource management 2. To develop critical thinking and data interpretation skills with particular reference to environmental issues, including the ability to integrate scientific and social perspectives Geog 310 L1 W2010 Geog 310 L1 W2010 Global GDP ($USD 18 trillion) Ecosystem Services ($US 33 trillion) Geog 310 L1 W2010 Topics • Four resource sectors – Fresh Water – Energy – Forestry – Fisheries
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3 Key Concepts 1. Sustainability 2. Regulation 3. Systems concepts and dynamics 4. Risk and uncertainty 5. Ecological perspectives Geog 310 L1 W2010 Geog 310 L1 W2010 Evaluation • Assignment #1 15% • Assignment #2 15% • Midterm 25% • Final examination 45% Geog 310 L1 W2010
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2011 for the course GEO 310 taught by Professor Various during the Spring '10 term at UBC.

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