Midterm Review

Midterm Review - • • • • MID-TERM EXAMINATION EXAMINATION TUESDAY 10 10:05-11:25 HELD IN LEACOCK 219(this classroom What have we covered

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Unformatted text preview: • • • • MID-TERM EXAMINATION EXAMINATION TUESDAY FEBRUARY 15, 2011 10 10:05-11:25 HELD IN LEACOCK 219 (this classroom) What have we covered? What have we covered? 3 context lectures and 3 readings: context lectures and readings: • Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans – a microcosm of the course itself microcosm of the course itself • Environment and Health – Historical perspective; transitions; burdens; perspective; transitions; burdens; vulnerable groups • Global Warming Warming – Setting the context for human health in the next century What have we covered? What have we covered? 5 lectures and 3 readings on air pollution lectures and readings on air pollution and health: • Air Pollution 1,2,3 Pollution – What is it? How is it dispersed? – Temperature and stability; inversions; topography – Photochemical smog (ground-level ozone) – Deposition – Trends in air pollution What have we covered? What have we covered? • Health Effects of Air Pollution Effects of Air Pollution – What is a health effect? – Dose-response – Criteria for causality – Health effects of pollutants; particle size is effects of pollutants; particle size is important – emphasis on health effects of PM2 PM2.5 – Epidemiology of air pollution – Interaction between physical environmental between physical environmental exposure and social position What have we covered? What have we covered? 2 lectures and 1 reading on UV and health: lectures and reading on UV and health: • Ozone layer – Stratospheric ozone depletion; Human causes (CFC’s ozone depletion; Human causes (CFC and other ODS); Human solutions (Montreal and subsequent protocols) • UV and Health – Excessive exposure (skin cancers); insufficient exposure (Vitamin D deficiency diseases) di – What is the behaviour around “sun exposure”? – What is the public health message? is the public health message? ...
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Midterm Review - • • • • MID-TERM EXAMINATION EXAMINATION TUESDAY 10 10:05-11:25 HELD IN LEACOCK 219(this classroom What have we covered

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