L1-Introduction+to+Envrionmental+Science-2009

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Principles of Environmental Science Inquiry and Applications Fifth Fifth Edition Edition Cunningham • Cunningham Chapter 1: Understanding our environment: pp 1-23 BISC003 – Environmental Science
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My Identity s Pei-Yuan Qian, Professor in Biology s E-mail: boqianpy@ust.hk s Phone: 2358-7331 (biology) s Office: #5443 s Co-Instructors: s Dr. Yue-Ying Ren: boren@ust.hk , #5451 s Dr. Ice Ko: iceko@ust.hk , #5444 s Dr. On On Lee: onon@ust.hk , #6235
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Format and Assessment s Format: 3 50-min sessions/week s Assessment: s Midterm: (35%) s Final: (65%) s Teaching materials: s Textbook s Lecture notes at course website
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Lecture 1 s How to define Environment ? s Different perception on ideal environment (for living) s What is Environmental Sciences ? s Complexity of Environmental Issue not just about science, technology, economics or politics Case study: - Three Gorges Project in China
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s Our appreciation of natural beauty differs among different populations; s Diversity is a beauty of living environment; s We need to respect such a diversity. Our planet is supposed to be beauty and joyful place for everyone
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Sandy Beach in BC – wonderful place for people who have been bothered by hustling urban life Contrasting Environmental Conditions in Nature
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Bathing beach in Qingdao Ideal place for the people who used to busy city life (convenient) but also want to get in sea in hot summer, yet could be the problem to people living in waterfront properties
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This note was uploaded on 12/21/2009 for the course BISC BISC003 taught by Professor Qian/ren/ko during the Fall '09 term at HKUST.

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