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ENV 503/ENSP 403 Pollution Biology

Prerequisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ENV 501 or permission of instructor. (3 credits)  

A study of the sources, fates and biological effects of a wide variety of environmental pollutants. Topics covered include: air, water and soil pollution; techniques for monitoring and evaluating pollution effects; and pollution control technologies. Case studies will be employed to illustrate the social, economic, and political issues surrounding many pollution problems.