Jul 17, 2019  
PUBLISHED 2018-2019 Credit Catalog 
    
PUBLISHED 2018-2019 Credit Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENVS 330 - Environmental Field School


Course Description
This course provides an introduction to field sampling and analysis methods used in Environmental Technology. Students travel to various sites in Kananaskis where they have the opportunity to apply field methods in collecting and analyzing soil samples and water samples. Students also learn to identify common vegetation and wildlife habitats found in Kananaskis and to apply this knowledge to vegetation sampling. Students learn to identify common types of scat found in the area and apply this knowledge by collecting pellet counts in the field. Data collected from this field school is used in classroom activities throughout the ensuing fall and winter terms of their program, and include statistical testing and biodiversity investigations.

3 credits

Prerequisite(s):
  • MATH 237
  • BIOL 201
  • CHEM 213
  • CHEM 276
  • COMM 238
  • COMP 261
  • ENVS 222
  • ENVS 252
  • ENVS 251
  • ENVS 254
  • ENVS 260
  • ENVS 344
  • GEOL 230
  • ENVS 250
  • ENVS 219
  • COMM 270

Corequisite(s):
  • ENVS 304

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