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ENSP 403/ENV 503 Pollution Biology

Prerequisites: ENSP 101, ENSP 102 and one 300-level BIOL course for undergraduates. (First semester/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.