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GEOG 498 Humans in Tropical Environments (3 credits)

Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

Overview

Geography : Focus on understanding of inter-relations between humans and neotropical environments represented in Panama. Study of contemporary rural landscapes, their origins, development and change. Impacts of economic growth and inequality, social organization, and politics on natural resource use and environmental degradation. Site visits and field exercises in peasant/colonist, Amerindian, and plantation communities.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • Winter
  • 6 hours lecture for 4 weeks, 3 hours seminar, 2 hours laboratory, 8 hours conference
  • Restriction: Location in Panama. Student must register for a full semester of studies in Panama
  • Prerequisites: HISP 218, MATH 203 or equivalents