Sep 29, 2022  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENVSCI 313 - Oceans and Human Health

3 Credit(s) | Lecture |
Course can be counted for credit once

This course aims to introduce students to the evolving interdisciplinary filed of “Oceans and Human Health.” Lectures will provide background information on human health, the physical environment, and oceanographic processes, presented through a case study approach that will demonstrate the inter-relationships among these three factors. The course will include such current topics as the impacts of global climate change, endocrine disruptors, harmful algal blooms (HABs), toxic dinoflagellates, waterborne and foodborne diseases, and the importance of natural products from the ocean. Impacts (to both humans and the ocean) and remedies will be emphasized.

Enrollment Requirements:
Prerequisites: ENVSCI /ENVSTY 267L  and ENVSCI 120  or permission of instructor