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BEE 7540

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2014-2015.

Scarcity of water might be well overtake climate change as the main issue limiting future development. In fact in many water-short areas in the world, such as the Mediterranean, much of Sub-Saharan Africa, and India, it is already a main cause of the prevailing poverty. Management of water in water scarce regions demands tradeoffs between a wide range of goals: preservation or enhancement of the environment, enhancement of social equity, preservation of cultural identity, and economically efficient utilization of water. Water management also requires consideration of a wide range of factors, some physical other socio/cultural, economic, legal, and political. The end result is seldom perfect since the goals are often are in conflict with one another.

When Offered Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: graduate standing or permission of instructors.

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Combined with: IARD 7540

  •  1412BEE 7540  LEC 001

  • 2-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students or permission of instructors.