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SNES 200: Environmental Sciences Colloquium

Fall 2007: Climate Change - Mitigation and Adaptation

Friday afternoons 12:20 1:10 PM 135 Emerson Hall

Instructors:      Susan Riha and Johannes Lehmann

Credit option: S/U, 1 credit (required for SNES SO/SR, credit optional for others)

The Environmental Sciences Colloquium
is open to the entire Cornell community and the public

Contemporary environmental issues pose complex challenges to societies that require multidisciplinary views and interdisciplinary approaches to their solution. SNES 200 is a series of lectures on an annually changing theme central to the Environmental Sciences, which poses biophysical, economical and political challenges to modern society. Participants will become familiar with contemporary issues of environmental degradation and opportunities for their mitigation. The colloquium will provide a platform for discussion about current issues in the environmental sciences and introduce students to the complexity of information, views, and approaches.

SNES Program
Director of Undergraduate Studies: Dr.Tim Fahey
Program Contact: Suzanne Wapner (

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