E S-ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE (E S)
E S 110G. Introductory Environmental Science
4 Credits (3+2P)
Introduction to environmental science as related to the protection, remediation, and sustainability of land, air, water, and food resources. Emphasis on the use of the scientific method and critical thinking skills in understanding environmental issues.
E S 256. Environmental Engineering and Science
Principles in environmental engineering and science: physical chemical systems and biological processes as applied to pollution control. Restricted to: Main campus, Alamogordo campus, Grants campus, Carlsbad campus. Crosslisted with: C E 256
E S 256 L. Environmental Science Laboratory
Laboratory experiments associated with the material presented in E S 256. Same as C E 256L.
Corequisite: E S 256.
E S 300. Special Topics
Special subjects and credits to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. Consent of instructor required. Maximum of 4 credits per semester. Restricted to majors.
E S 301. Principles of Ecology
A survey of ecology including general theory, the adaptations of organisms, population dynamics, species interactions, and the structure and function of natural communities and ecosystems. Crosslisted with: BIOL 301
E S 312. Emergency Response to Hazardous Material Incidents
Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
E S 330. Environmental Management Seminar I
E S 361. Basic Toxicology
E S 370. Environmental Soil Science
Prerequisite: SOIL 252.
E S 391. Internship
Professional work experience under the joint supervision of the employer and a faculty member. A written report is required. Maximum of 3 credits toward a degree. Consent of Instructor required. S/U Grading (S/U, Audit).
E S 422. Environmental Chemistry
Chemistry of organic and metal ion pollutants in the environment and principles important to their remediation including bioremediation. Restricted to: Main campus only. Crosslisted with: CHEM 422
E S 423. Environmental Toxicology
Toxicological tests required by the EPA to determine human and environmental safety of pesticides and industrial pollutants; discussion of environmental fate of major pesticide classes and industrial pollutants. Crosslisted with: TOX 423
E S 430. Environmental Management Seminar II
Survey of practical and new developments in environmental management field, hazardous and radioactive, waste management, and related health issues, provided through a series of guest lectures and reports of ongoing research. Restricted to: Main campus only. Crosslisted with: C E 430, CH E 430, E E 430, E T 430, I E 430 and WERC 430
E S 434. Aquatic Contaminants and Toxicology
Basic principles and methodologies of aquatic toxicity testing. Routes of exposure and modes of action. Environmental legislation and ecological risk assessment. Crosslisted with: WLSC 434
Prerequisite(s): Senior standing or consent of instructor.
E S 449. Special Problems
Research problem, experience training, or other special study approved by a faculty adviser. Maximum of 3 credits per semester and 6 credits toward a degree. May be repeated up to 6 credits. Consent of Instructor required. Restricted to: E S majors.
E S 451. Special Topics
1-4 Credits (1-4)
Specific subjects and credits to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. Maximum of 4 credits per semester and a total of 9 credits toward a degree. May be repeated up to 9 credits. Consent of Instructor required.
E S 452. Geohydrology
4 Credits (3+2P)
Origin, occurrence, and movement of fluids in porous media and assessment of aquifer characteristics. Development and conservation of ground water resources, design of well fields. Crosslisted with: C E 452 and GEOL 452.
Prerequisite(s): Junior or Senior.
E S 459. Aquatic Ecology
Ecological functions of plant and animal communities in aquatic ecosystems with emphasis on chemical and physical properties, productivity, species interactions, population dynamics, and concepts for diagnosing problems and restoring aquatic ecosystems. Crosslisted with: WLSC 459
E S 460. Introduction to Air Pollution
An introduction to the physics and chemistry of tropospheric air pollution including sources of air pollution, local and long-range transport, instrumentation, regulatory requirements, control technology.
E S 462. Sampling and Analysis of Environmental Contaminants
3 Credits (1+6P)
Theory, application, methodology, and instrumentation used in the sampling and analysis of environmental contaminants. Same as ENVE 462.
Prerequisites: E S 256.
E S 470. Environmental Impacts of Land Use and Contaminant Remediation
The course will cover the integrated assessment of soil erosion, contaminant transport in soil and water, and contaminant remediation from site scale to watershed scales. Understanding of the controlling factors for each type land use impact will be gained through the use of risk assessment, case studies, and computer modeling. Case studies will illustrate the processes under various environmental applications. This course will also cover the application of solute transport principles and methods for the remediation of contaminated soil and groundwater. It will also discuss the contaminated site characterization, monitoring, and remediation design. Discussions of innovative methodologies will be supported with case studies. Crosslisted with: WSAM 470.
E S 485. Materials from Biorenewable Resources
Types, sources, composition and properties of biomass. Production, processing, and applications of biomass materials with energy, water, cost, sustainability, and waste management considerations. Crosslisted with: AGRO 485, HORT 486, SOIL 485 and CHME 485.
E S 596. Masters Proposal
Current research proposal written by masters level graduate students. Consent of Instructor required. Crosslisted with: AGRO 596, GENE 596, HORT 596 and SOIL 596. Restricted to: Masters HORT; Masters PLEN majors.
Prerequisite(s): Master level graduate students.
E S 599. Master's Thesis
Thesis Graded: Thesis/Disertation.
E S 605. Arid Land Water Resources
3 Credits (2+2P)
The course will cover various issues of relevance to water resources and water supply management within the Southwest US and other semiarid and arid regions. Discussions may include development and sustainability, climate change and drought, socioeconomic and cultural, and transboundary issues. Crosslisted with: WSAM605.
E S 696. Doctors Proposal
Prerequisite(s): PhD level graduate students.
E S 700. Doctoral Dissertation
Dissertation Graded: Thesis/Disertation.