Lecture1 - ENVIRONMENT AND YOU ISSUES FOR THE 21st CENTURY...

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ENVIRONMENT AND YOU ISSUES FOR THE 21st CENTURY EVPP 201 Spring 2009 Lecturer: Dr. Robert Jonas Office: 3055 King Hall (Fairfax Campus) 422 Occoquan Office Hours: T,R 1445 – 1615 and by appointment Phone: 703-993‑7590 (ESP Office: 993‑1616) email rjonas@gmu.edu Web http://classweb.gmu.edu/rjonas/index.html
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Text: Essential Environment: The Science Behind the Stories 2nd ed. (Withgott and Brennan -Pearson, 2007 Other Reference Texts: Might be useful World Resources 2005/2006 (WRI, U. N. Environment and Development Programs, The World Bank) Environmental Science 6th ed. (Botkin and Keller - John Wiley and Sons, 2004) ( http://www.wri.org/ ) ( http://earthtrends.wri.org/ ) ( http://population.wri.org/worldresources2005-pub-4073.html (http://www.prb.org/) NOTE: Readings will be assigned from outside sources. Usually on class web site. Reference materials will be made available as needed.
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DATE TOPIC READING Jan. 22 Introduction to Environment and You, Project Discussion Definitions, Major Issues, WB6, PRB Jan. 27,29 Population Pressures, Envr. Projections, Limits to Growth WB6, 7, PRB Feb. 03,05 Tragedy of The Commons Reading Basic Environmental Toxicology WB10 Project Topic Selected
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Feb. 10,12 Environmental Toxicology (Pesticides – DDT and beyond) WB10 Environmental Toxicology/Heavy metals (Mercury, …) Feb. 17,19 Endocrine Disruptors (EPA) //www.epa.gov/scipoly/oscpendo/index.htm Air Pollution – Air Quality Index – Ozone, PM, CO WB12 WB10 Feb. 24,26 Air Pollution – Global Issues – Ozone depletion, Acid Rain WB12 Mar. 03,05 Air Pollution – Global Issues Climate Change WB12, 4 p90
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Spring Break Mar. 10,12 Spring Break There are some important There are some important things in the world ! things in the world !
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