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ENVS2003 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Vulnerable Species

Lecture 4 Biodiversity preserves three ecological systems Genetic Diversity: the measure of the variety of different versions of the same genes with individual species Species diversity: the number of different kinds of or...

Environmental Studies
ENVS2003
Nancy Doiron- Maillet
ENVS2003 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Rachel Carson, Anthropocentrism, Environmentalism

Lecture 12 Understanding our Environment and Environmental Ethics and Philosophy The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destructi...

Environmental Studies
ENVS2003
Nancy Doiron- Maillet
ENVS2003 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Sub-Saharan Africa, Genetically Modified Organism, Golden Rice

Lecture 1 NUTRITION FOOD SUPPLIES ~ although enough food is being produced to feed everyone, it is unevenly distributed ~undernourished: consuming less than enough calories needed for an active, healthy life ~over nutriti...

Environmental Studies
ENVS2003
Nancy Doiron- Maillet
ENVS2003 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Middle Ages, Methotrexate, Ecological Footprint

Lecture 13 Population Growth rate History of Human Population Human populations were kept in check by diseases, famines and wars until the middle ages ex: Infanticide, Bubonic Plagues Populations began to increase rapidly ...

Environmental Studies
ENVS2003
Nancy Doiron- Maillet
ENVS2003 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Non-Renewable Resource, Management System, Industrial Ecology

Lecture 8 Ecological Economics Natural Resource anything with potential use in creating wealth or giving satisfaction. Renewable vs. Nonrenewable Resources Nonrenewable resource resources that cannot be replaced because th...

Environmental Studies
ENVS2003
Nancy Doiron- Maillet
ENVS2003 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Commensalism, Climax Community, Coevolution

Lecture 5 Tolerance Limits and Species Abundance tolerance limits the maximum and minimum levels beyond which a particular species cannot survive or is unable to reproduce, ex. Temperatures, moisture levels, nutrient suppl...

Environmental Studies
ENVS2003
Nancy Doiron- Maillet
ENVS2003 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: List Of National Parks Of The United States, Ecotourism, International Union For Conservation Of Nature

Lecture 6 Restoring the Earth conference in Berkeley, California brought 800 scientists, policy makers and activists to share ideas and experiences ~Restoration: bring something back to a former condition recreate species ...

Environmental Studies
ENVS2003
Nancy Doiron- Maillet
ENVS2003 Lecture Notes - Lecture 19: Municipal Solid Waste, Leachate, Nimby

Lecture 19 Most common = least desirable USA makes 33 worlds waste The three Rs: reduce reuse recycle Ocean Dumps illegal in US 55 million lbsyr of packaging are dumped into ocean 330 million lbsyr of fishing gear lost or ...

Environmental Studies
ENVS2003
Nancy Doiron- Maillet
ENVS2003 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: George H. W. Bush, Cumulonimbus Cloud, Anchovy

Lecture 2 The surface of the Earth also experiences low pressure when warm air masses rises due to low density. Air composition of the Troposphere today: Nitrogen 78 Oxygen 21 Traces of Water Vapor, Argon and Carbon dioxid...

Environmental Studies
ENVS2003
Nancy Doiron- Maillet
ENVS2003 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Oceanic Crust, Subduction, Surface Mining

Lecture 10 Forces inside the earth cause continents to drift, split and crash into each other. A Layered Sphere core: interior of the earth, composed of hot metal, solid center, semi fluid outer, 2,9005,000 km in diameter....

Environmental Studies
ENVS2003
Nancy Doiron- Maillet
ENVS2003 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Thermodynamics, Chlorophyll, Decomposer

Lecture 14 Energy Flow First Law of Thermodynamics Energy is conserved, not created or destroyed. Second Law of Thermodynamics Energy transfers lead to the energy being in a less Useful, lower form. Energy always degrades ...

Environmental Studies
ENVS2003
Nancy Doiron- Maillet
ENVS2003 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Hubbert Peak Theory, Aquifer, Containment Building

Lecture 7 If we stopped driving gas hogs and living in sieves we could drastically reduce the amount of oil we use. The 20 richest countries use 80 of the worlds gas, 65 of the worlds oil and 50 of the coal produced each y...

Environmental Studies
ENVS2003
Nancy Doiron- Maillet
ENVS2003 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Oceanic Crust, Subduction, Surface Mining

Lecture 9 Forces inside the earth cause continents to drift, split and crash into each other. A Layered Sphere core: interior of the earth, composed of hot metal, solid center, semi fluid outer, 2,9005,000 km in diameter. ...

Environmental Studies
ENVS2003
Nancy Doiron- Maillet
ENVS2003 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Flocculation, Carcinogen, Food Additives Amendment Of 1958

Lecture 11 Disease Pathogens Disease causing organisms, such as bacteria, viruses and parasites Morbidity illness Mortality death * Illness Factors include diet and nutrition, infectious agents, toxic chemicals, physical f...

Environmental Studies
ENVS2003
Nancy Doiron- Maillet
ENVS2003 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Food Additives Amendment Of 1958, Learning Disability, Rotenone

Lecture 15 Persistence and Mobility in the Environment Because DDT and other chlorinated hydrocarbons are so stable, have high solubility, and high toxicity, it makes them effective pesticides, as well as environmental nig...

Environmental Studies
ENVS2003
Nancy Doiron- Maillet
Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: National Environmental Policy Act, Municipal Solid Waste, Criteria Air Contaminants

l e a r n • r e f e r e n c e • r e v i e w permacharts TM EEnvironmental Law ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POL...

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