EnSE 316 Advanced Topics in Environmental Science and Engineering

The course reviews current topics in environmental science and engineering, particularly relying on scientific journal publications to provide case studies, illustrative examples, classic studies and controversial findings pertinent to specific fields within environmental science and engineering. The course will feature an emphasis on primary literature searches, reading and assessment of primary literature. It is expected that the student reads no less than 5 scientific papers per week in the prescribed topic area and is capable of presenting and critically discussing the content of these publications. In this level 300 course, the student assessment is based on active participation in the lectures and tutorials.