The primary aim of this course is to provide students with a more in-depth understanding of the lands and environments that defines the Circumpolar North, as well as the key issues involving interaction between humans and environment that were introduced through modules of BCS100: Introduction to The Circumpolar World. Upon successful completion of Land and Environment I, students will have:
  • A better understanding of the land, seas, climate, ecology, and natural resources of the Circumpolar North.
  • An appreciation of how diverse methods contribute to understanding land and environment in the Circumpolar North.
  • Insight into the challenges presented by the physical and natural universe, and an introduction to human influence on northern lands and environments.

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