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    Macalester College
   
 
  Oct 23, 2017
 
 
    
College Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENVI 144 - Lakes, Streams and Rivers

Cross-Listed as BIOL 144 .
Minnesota, the land of 10,000 lakes, is also home to numerous streams and rivers. In this course we will examine the nature of these aquatic ecosystems; exploring their ecology, geology and chemistry. We will also investigate human impacts through such practices as agriculture, urbanization and industrialization, on these important ecosystems. Students will complete projects exploring various aspects of local waterbodies, especially the Mississippi, Minnesota, and St. Croix Rivers. Offered every year. (4 Credits)