This subject explores the world of water management on a drying planet.
Irrigation is the practice of harnessing water in a more efficient manner to allow crops to garner as much benefit from the resource as possible. It is useful in places that cannot depend on rain fed crop growth alone, but need more targeted water distribution. This course will be discussing the 5 major types of irrigation methods. The course will explain which techniques would be most useful in each environment
Marine Biology is the study of ocean life. As you might expect, life in salt water is vastly different from life in a terrestrial or freshwater environment due to factors like salinity, water circulation, and atmospheric pressure.
Learn about urban water services, focusing on basic drinking water and wastewater treatment technologies
This course introduces the academic discipline of sustainability and explores how today’s human societies can endure in the face of global change, ecosystem degradation and resource limitations.
This course provides an introduction to the environmental aspects of sustainability, including renewable energy techniques, the impact of nonrenewable sources, air quality, storm water management, land use, and the built environment.