Environmental Studies

Environmental scientists conduct research to identify and abate or eliminate sources of pollutants that effect people, wildlife, and their environments. They analyze and report measurements and observations of air, water, soil and other sources to make recommendations on how best to clean and preserve the environment. They often use their skills and knowledge to design and monitor waste disposal sites, preserve water supplies, and reclaim contaminated land and water to comply with Federal environmental regulations.  Issues such as natural resources, waste management, pollution, ecological management, sustainability, climate change, and disaster reduction are often studied. This is a very diverse area of study which can work in conjunction with economics, law and other social sciences.

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Chemical Engineering


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