Phytotechnologies are a set of techniques that make use of plants to achieve environmental goals. This course will highlight the advantages and limitations of phytotechnology—whereby plants uptake and remove contaminants. We will also cover the cost-effective, natural cleanup methods that have a growing role in the following areas: remediation of environmental contaminants, eco-restoration, engineered wetland systems, and biofuels. The course will conclude with a discussion of current scientific case studies.
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Dr. Young currently works as a Military Master Planner with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in the Planning, Environmental, and Regulatory Branch. Dr. Young is involved in a variety of work including a wide range of military planning, programming, and design projects. Project Management experience ranges from installation design guides to campus master plans. Projects also focus on the impacts of development on human health and the environment, and improvements through better siting, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of military projects.
Dr. Young is also an adjunct professor at the University of Texas at Arlington, School of Architecture. She teaches master’s level landscape architecture design studio course(s).