ENVS 50B — Environmental Monitoring

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Provides an introduction to environmental monitoring through an overview of the history of monitoring in the use, federal regulatory management, and hands-on curriculum to become familiar with monitoring techniques most commonly employed in participatory science programs. Together we examine the methods and strategies for monitoring and sampling the world around us. The course presents selected concepts of statistics, including methods to support decision-making, and to evaluate/interpret trends. Students will learn to identify monitoring goals as well as develop a sampling plan. Usually offered every year.