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BIOL 436. Water Quality

Credits: 4
Department: Biology
Description: Water quality monitoring, sampling strategies, and data analysis. Biomonitoring, toxicity, eutrophication, acid deposition, and groundwater quality.
Prerequisites: BIOL 312
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Grading Method: ABCDF
Lab: Lab

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Identify how standards and criteria are created and used to protect freshwater ecosystems.
2. Apply knowledge of biological and physical water processes to evaluate the health of freshwater habitats.
3. Evaluate the theory and practice of water pollution prevention and treatment.
4. Test the impact of human activities on rivers using biological monitoring techniques.

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