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Paul A. Lorah

Associate Professor
Office
JRC 421
Phone
(651) 962-5566
Fax
651-962-5741
Mail
2115 Summit Ave., St. Paul, MN 55105

Spring 2014 Courses

Spring 2014 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
ENVR 151 - 01 Environmental Sustainability M - W - F 0935 - 1040 JRC 401
CRN: 20134 4 Credit Hours A study of the interaction of humans and the environment over time and space; a broad introduction that integrates a variety of social-science perspectives into an understanding of the environment and the relations between humans and nature. Specific topics include ecology, population, economic development, resources and sustainable development.
GEOG 331 - 01 Conservation Geography - T - R - 0955 - 1135 JRC 426
CRN: 22579 4 Credit Hours This course uses basic Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to study a wide range of conservation issues. GIS is ideal platform for exploring the relationships between the economic, political and environmental processes shaping our landscapes. Typical class projects include locating the best lands in Minnesota for carbon sequestration projects and helping the Minnesota Nature Conservancy target valuable forest habitat for conservation purchases.
GEOG 480 - 0 Seminar in Geography M - - - - 1800 - 2100
CRN: 22955 Credit Hours The seminar explores the nature of geography as a discipline. The areas to be covered: history of geographic thought, the position of geography relative to the arts and sciences, different ways of interpreting geographical phenomena, and geography as a vocational and academic career. Research projects will cover these themes and be tailored to the student's interests. Usually offered alternate years. Prerequisites: four geography courses, including one methods course

Summer 2014 Courses

Summer 2014 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Fall 2014 Courses

Fall 2014 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
ENVR 151 - 01 Environmental Sustainability M - W - F 0935 - 1040 JRC 401
CRN: 40150 4 Credit Hours A study of the interaction of humans and the environment over time and space; a broad introduction that integrates a variety of social-science perspectives into an understanding of the environment and the relations between humans and nature. Specific topics include ecology, population, economic development, resources and sustainable development.
GEOG 111 - P1 Human Geography M - W - F 1055 - 1200 JRC 401
CRN: 41788 4 Credit Hours This course explores the effects of social, economic, environmental, political, and demographic change from a geographic perspective. It introduces students to a broad range of topics, including the effects of population growth, human impact on the environment, economic development, and globalization. Offered every semester. This course fulfills the Social Analysis and Human Diversity requirements in the core curriculum.
GEOG 298 - 01 Geography of Global Health - T - R - 0955 - 1135 JRC 426
CRN: 42945 4 Credit Hours Geophraphy of Global Health