(Prerequisites, general education courses in biological, physical, and social sciences.) An interdisciplinary overview of physical, biological, and cultural aspects of wetlands. Definitions, classification, origins, and natural processes of wetland environments. Wetlands in boreal, temperate, and tropical climatic settings. Human impact, exploitation and management of wetland resources. Lectures, exercises and field trips. A student may not earn credit in more than one of EB 341, ES 341, or GE 341.