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GEOG 325 A   Water and Society Back to Results  


InstructorMeyer, William B.
MeetsMWF1220-110, HO 328
RestrictionsNo 2021
DistributionSocial Relations,Inst.& Agents
Core AreaNone
Count TowardsENS2/Environmental Economics ENS3/Environmental Geography ENS5/Environmental Studies

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No natural substance is more vital to human existence or used in more different ways than fresh water. This course considers the natural and social processes (with primary focus on the latter) that shape water use both within and outside of the United States, including physical factors, technology, economics, culture, law, and political systems and ideologies. The focus is on the services that water provides, the causes and consequences of water scarcity, and the ways in which water's services might be obtained in more sustainable ways.