Sep 22, 2023
ENST 400 - Environmental Methods and Analysis
Introduction to qualitative and quantitative methods in the social and natural sciences with emphasis on practical application to a variety of examples in the environment. Three hours lecture and three hours laboratory per week. Formerly ENST 304, students may not receive credit for both.
Prerequisite: ENST 300.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Distinguish between data, inference, and interpretation.
- Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of different quantitative and qualitative analytical tools and identify situations where each type of analysis is appropriate.
- Assess the significance of data through statistical analysis.
- Interview stakeholders concerning selected environmental topics (e.g. water use, renewable energy, climate change, etc.).
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