New Water Policy / Planning Courses Offered at the University of Arizona

Spring 2017 Course Offerings

Looking to do some professional development this year? Here are three great opportunities.

Arizona Water Policy (ENVS/ GEOG/HWRS/LAW/PLNN 596B)

This 3-unit class will explore Arizona water policy and management through guest lectures, dialogue, and discussion of readings and individual research papers. Professor Sharon Megdal will  provide the most current look at water policy at the local, state, regional, and international level. The class meets on Fridays from 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. in the WRRC’s Sol Resnick Conference Room, 350 N. Campbell Ave. Limited seating. For more information, contact Sharon Megdal.

Adaptation and Resilience in Water Resources Systems (GEOG 696O)

Climate change, urban growth, energy demand, and global food trade alter water in coupled human-natural systems. This seminar will address adaptation and resilience using material on river basins, aquifers, infrastructure, policy, and institutions from Southwest U.S., transboundary U.S.-Mexico, and international cases. It meets Tuesdays 1:00–3:00 p.m. in ENR2 Building, Room S495. Registration is with instructor approval only. For more information, contact Christopher Scott.

Climate Assessment: Explorations in Decision Support (RNR 496G/596G)

Whatever your specialty, this course will provide you with strategic, timely, and comprehensive information on climate change impacts within regions and sectors of the U.S., prepare you to engage in environmental problem solving in the context of climate change, and introduce you to key individuals in the climate-related research community. This class meets Thursdays 2:00 – 4:50 p.m. in ENR2 Building, Room N 350. For more information, contact Kathy Jacobs.

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