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GEOG 431 - Geography of Fresh Water Resources


Examines the physical geography of freshwater (the hydrologic cycle), spatial patterns and uneven distribution of fresh water resources, and issues of poor water quality and people’s lives. Includes the prehistory and history of human-water interactions from early settlement patterns, through the manipulations of fresh water to service humankind, to current and expected freshwater crises. also explored are aquatic ecosystems and their impact by human activities, political and economic aspects of diminishing water supplies, privatization of municipal water systems, irrigation of cropland in arid and semi-arid climates, over-pumping of aquifers, and water diversions from sources like the Great Lakes.

Requisites: GEOG 101!. (Required, Previous).

Credits: 3 cr



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