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ESCI 496 - Integration of Environmental Science and Policy


This course will investigate the integration of science and policy within EPA and other Federal agencies such as U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Geological Survey, NOAA and NASA. The course will be an introduction to the process of science, a review of Kuhn, Popper and Oreskes, and the interaction between observational and experimental data, theory and simulation. Policy formulation under several federal level programs will be introduced. Detailed examination of several case studies will be presented by the students. During the quarter local policy makers-shapers will also be invited to discuss their experiences in melding science and policy.

Prerequisites & Notes: College of the Environment status or instructor permission.
Credits: 3
Grade Mode: Letter



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