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Case Study in Environmental Decision Making

MAST 802-010

Problem-based learning course providing students experience in setting up, analyzing, and writing about complex interdisciplinary issues in coastal and ocean management. Students from diverse disciplinary backgrounds engage in real-world marine science and policy problems. Students apply disciplinary knowledge and develop synthesis skills within groups. Case designs will contain at least several disciplinary elements, including physical ocean science, biological oceanography, environmental assessment, economics, law, and policy.

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CEOE School & Departments

School of Marine Science & Policy

Advancing the understanding, stewardship, and conservation of estuarine, coastal, and ocean environments.

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Department of Geological Sciences

Discovering how geological processes have operated over various time scales to create and influence the planet’s surface environments.

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Department of Geography

Investigating the interactions between people and the environment and the processes that explain the location of human and natural phenomena.

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College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment • 111 Robinson Hall • Newark, DE 19716 • USA • Phone: 302-831-2841
Geography: 302-831-2294 • Geology: 302-831-2569 • Marine Science and Policy: 302-645-4212 • E-mail: ceoe-info@udel.edu

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