Field study of lakes and other freshwater systems with applications to planning and management. Includes an introduction to limnology and investigation of representative lakes, streams, and wetlands of the region and compares the North American Great Lakes with the other great lakes of the world and their stewardship. Laboratory graded and credited with the course. Prerequisite: BIOL 112/BIOL 114 and BIOL 113/BIOL 115 with a minimum grade of “C”; CHEM 111/CHEM 112 or CHEM 131/CHEM 133; CHEM 113/CHEM 114 or CHEM 132/CHEM 134. Course offered at Au Sable Institute. Travel to site required.