Envir100Lect2W10

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Summary Critical Challenges # Challenge Vote (%total) 1 Biogeochemical cycles 5 2 Biological diversity & ecosystem functioning 21 3 Climatic variability 7 4 Hydrologic forecasting 3 5 Infectious Diseases & environment 22 6 Institutions and resource use 19 7 Land-use changes 7 8 Reinventing use of materials 16
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Some international experiences stretch the definition of an educational experience!
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International Experiences Exploration Seminars http://depts.washington.edu/ explore/ UW Worldwide http://depts.washington.edu/ uwww/
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Dates: Ideally, the duration of this position is from May to September 2010, but the dates and duration are flexible. A 2-3 month commitment is required. How to Apply: [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]>: SUMMER RESEARCH ASSISTANT POSITIONS ON THE TIBETAN PLATEAU Nam Tso field station (elevation of 4820m) QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
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L4: Introduction to Environmental Science Today’s Class goals : 1. Define Environment 2. List & Compare Environmental Issues 3. Learn about a NGO 4. Understand Scale 5. Understand borders
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Definition of Environment “The combination of all things and factors external to the individual or population of organisms in question.” Focus on single or groups of organisms
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Assigned Reading & Question #1 National Research Council’s Committee on Grand Challenges in Environmental Sciences. 2001. Grand Challenges in Environmental Sciences. National Academy Press, Washington, D.C. Question: What are the common features of challenges listed in this document?
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Most critical environmental challenges are: 16% 7% 19% 22% 3% 7% 21% 5% 1. Biogeochemical cycles 2. Biological diversity & ecosystem functioning 3. Climate variability 4. Hydrologic forecasting 5. Infectious Diseases & environment 6. Institutions & resource use 7. Land-use dynamics 8. Reinventing use of materials
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2010 for the course ENG 189 taught by Professor Welbeck during the Spring '10 term at Eastern Oregon.

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