Sustainable Resource Management


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In this course, we focus on management and mismanagement of renewable resources. Globally, many renewable resources are being managed in unsustainable ways.

Week Lecture Notes & Links
9/12 Introduction: Non-renewable Resources
  
Syllabus
Undergraduate
3 credits
 
9/19 Film: The Age of Stupid
Fermi Paradox 
WED 09:20-12:10
H208
 
9/26 State of Natural Resources I    Earthwind (global surface winds in real time)  
10/3 State of Natural Resources II    Ecological Footprint Calculator  
10/10 Holiday  
10/17 Film: End of Suburbia
   USA's Ecological Dead End Resource: Lithium
 
10/24 Population Growth
Economic Growth

   Lab
 
Population Growth Rates (r)
Economic Growth Rates (GDP)    
10/31 Maximum Sustainable Yield
 
Last chance to turn in First Essay
 
11/7 MIDTERM EXAM    
11/14 Beware of FAF
Tree Octopus
Tree Octopus & Education
Online Reliability 
 
11/21 Fieldwork: Mikado   
11/28 Conservation: Mikado   
12/5 Taiwan Ecozones   
12/12 Lab: Tent Set-up   
12/19 Film: Typhoon Island (Trailer) Typhoon Island (Script)   
12/26 Film: The 11th Hour
Film: Cane Toads
Cane Toads Now 
 
1/2 Student talks:
   Lithium
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
Last chance to turn in Second Essay  
1/9 FINAL EXAM   


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