S e a r c hSyllabusObjectivesTo understand the scientific underpinnings of policy issues related to soils, water, air, biomass forestry and energy, especially thoseinvolving the environment.To apply this understanding to the analysis of current controversies and debates regarding these issues.GradesThere will be four quizzes pertaining to the units with every quiz accounting for 12.5 percent of the grade. The final paper and classpresentation counts for the remaining 50 percent.Required Text BooksThe 'course packet' supplied consists of relevant chapters from various books, newspaper articles and documents, some of which aredownloadable from the web.Dust Bowl, The Southern Plains in the 1930s. Donald Worster. Oxford University Press ( 25th anniversary edition, 2004).Final Paper Assignment - GuidelinesPick a country other than the United States or Canada # Pick one of the following policy goals:1.Reducing soil erosionConserving irrigation water1.
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