Course description

Teaches the process of designing, building, and using computer models for use within applied environmental science. Covers key examples within ecological and hydrological modeling e.g. population dynamics, and water flow. Introduces students to different modeling paradigms, including: systems dynamics, statistical habitat selection, and simulated vs analytical solutions. Software usage draws from Stella, VenSim, Excel, Visual Basic, and statistical packages. Includes individual student projects. Must have received a grade of B- or better in Math 151.

Units: 4

Spring 2018 sections

No sections offered