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2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENV 3010 - Dynamics of Complex Systems (3)

When Offered: Fall
This course is an introduction to the quantitative analysis of multi-variate complex systems relevant to the environmental sciences. Topics include stability theory; local and global attractors; the nature and role of feedback; system asymmetry, heterogeneity, and diversity; stability resilience, bifurcations, and critical transitions; chaotic attractors; pattern emergence and self-organized criticality. Lecture three hours.
Prerequisites: BIO 1802 , CHE 2101  or CHE 2201 , GLY 2250 , and PHY 1151 .