ENV 124 - Environmental Sampling Methods
This course will provide students with the background and skills needed to plan, collect, document and assess a variety of environmental media samples. Students will perform background research, map and select sampling sites, and collect samples using the appropriate sampling equipment and methods. The student will learn the importance of making thorough observations and keeping good records. Techniques for sampling surface water, groundwater, soil, sediment and waste material from containers will be studied and practiced. Field analysis of samples will be performed. The basics of laboratory analysis and interpretation of data will also be covered. Outdoor field work at sites on and off campus, and field trips are an important part of the learning experience.
Prerequisites: ENV 101 and ENV 102
Credits: 4(Lec: 3 Lab: 3)
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