11.601 Introduction to Environmental Policy and Planning, Fall 2005
Introduction to Environmental Policy and Planning
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This course is the first subject in the Environmental Policy and Planning sequence. It reviews philosophical debates including growth vs. deep ecology, "command-and-control" vs. market-oriented approaches to regulation, and the importance of expertise vs. indigenous knowledge. Its emphasis is placed on environmental planning techniques and strategies. Related topics include the management of sustainability, the politics of ecosystem management, environmental governance and the changing role of civil society, ecological economics, integrated assessment (combining environmental impact assessment (EIA) and risk assessment), joint fact finding in science-intensive policy disputes, environmental justice in poor communities of color, and environmental dispute resolution.
Experimental investigations of speech processes. Topics: measurement of articulatory movements, measurements of pressures and airflows in speech production, computer-aided waveform analysis and spectral analysis of speech, synthesis of speech, perception and discrimination of speechlike sounds, speech prosody, models for speech recognition, speech disorders, other topics, environment, environmental planning, environmental policy, ethics, land use planning, environmental management, growth, scarcity, command and control, market forces, utilitarianism, deep ecology, expert knowledge, indigeneous knowledge, land conservation, sustainable design, growth management, hazard mitigation, ecosystem management, geospatial data, stormwater management, runoff pollution, landscape ecology, biodiversity, integrated assessment, professional practice
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