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EESA01H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Resource Depletion, Easter Island, Biocapacity


Department
Environmental Science
Course Code
EESA01H3
Professor
Carl Mitchell
Lecture
1

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EESA01- Lec 01 Sep. 1 st
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Introduction to Environmental Science
Professor C. Mitchell
Office: EV-450 (Environmental Science& Chemistry Building)
Email: carl.mitchell@utoronto.ca
Office Hours: Mondays 1:30- 2:30pm & Wednesday 3:30- 4:30 pm and by appointment, where
available.
-course is meant to give broad ideas about environmental science
-this year there are mandatory labs
-labs start in the second week of class
-if you have an questions about any course content then post on blackboard instead of the
professor
-all course materials can be found on blackboard, including assignments, due dates, and your
grades
-ALL LATE ASSIGNMENTS RECEIVE A MARK OF ZERO
Grading:
4 laboratory assignments worth 10% each: 40% of final mark
Mid- term: 20% of final mark (~60 multiple choice)
Final exam: 40% of final mark (~100 multiple choice)
-both mid-term and final are multiple choice
-final exam is cumulative
Email:
-mutual respect for time
-short emails are best
-make sure you are sending it from your student email and has included the course code as the
title
-any course material is fair game for tests and exam (lecture, textbook, tutorial material)
Objectives of this course:
1. To give you a grasp of the tools and information you need to make critical judgements
about things related to the Environment.
2. To develop in you a more or less acute understanding about he short-sighted,
determinedly stupid and destructive way in which “modern”, “advances”, “civilized”
society behaves with respect to the environment
-lab coats and googles are mandatory
-labs are every other week
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