May 19, 2024  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEOS 6020 - Urban Environments

3 Credit Hours
Examines the physical environmental processes relating to soil, climate, water, and ecosystems that characterize urban environments as opposed to more natural or rural ones. Explores the human-environmental interface in urban areas as reflected in issues such as environmental justice, sustainability, resilience, population growth, unequal distribution of resources, and public health. Sustainability will be particularly emphasized. The City of Atlanta is used as a living laboratory for the course.