ENSC-1500 : Environmental Field Methods

Environmental Science | College of Science and Engineering | UG

  • LSAP Goal 1 Response to the Cry of the Earth
  • 14 Life Below Water
  • 15 Life on Land

About this Course

Learn basic field methods used in environmental science, data collection, documentation and sampling techniques. Practice data collection in forest, coastal, riparian, and alpine environments. Specific skills include navigation, mapping, snow studies, tree coring, rock, soil, water, and sediment sampling, hydrologic and hydraulic measurements, and stratigraphic analysis. Instruction and practice in designing a field-based research project. Registration restrictions may be bypassed with permission of the department.