Due to expected weather and road conditions, PSU is closed today Wednesday January 17, 2018. All classes have been canceled, including graduate classes in all off-campus locations, and Community Education classes.
Employees are on curtailed operations, meaning all non-essential staff should stay home.
The Lamson Library and Learning Commons is also closed today.
All January Jamboree activities are also cancelled for today. Please look for details regarding rescheduled January Jamboree activities in a separate email.
In this course students and faculty examine the main issues that face ecologists, biologists and policy-makers regarding the health of the biosphere. The current state of understanding of such issues as global warming, ozone depletion, acid deposition, loss of biodiversity, pollution and desertification is elucidated through a combination of lectures, student presentations, seminars and discussions. Graduate students taking the course write an Environmental Master Plan for their home town and write an additional topical paper one the issue of their choice.