ENVS 2150
Dr. Carla Koretsky

Course Information

About the Professor

Syllabus

Readings

Week 1

Desalinization
Groundwater Withdrawal
Summary of Estimated Water Use 2005

Week 2

Landfill Leakage
Hypoxia
The Causes of Hypoxia...
Hypoxia Lecture
NPR Podcast Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone

Week 3

Week4

ESA21 Oil
ESA21 Coal
http://onpoint.wbur.org/2011/06/10/fracking

 

Week 5

Nuclear Activity (no need to turn in)

Week 6/7

Climate FAQ
Summary for Policymakers

 

Lecture Notes

Week1

Hydrologic Cycle
YouTube Video on Baloney Detection:
NPR Podcast on Water Resources:

 

Week 2

Phosphorous Cycle Lecture
Nitrogen Cycling
Sulfur Cycle

Week 3

Acid Rain
Ozone

Week 4

Carbon Biogeochemical Cycles
Energy, Fossil Fuels: Petroleum
Energy, Fossil Fuels: Coal, Natural Gas

Week 5

Nuclear Energy
Alternative Energy

Week 6

Atmosphere
Climate Change

Week 7

Climate Predictions

Assignments

Week 1

Groundwater Basics
Home Water Use

Week 2

Wastewater Treatment

Week 3

ESA21 Acid Rain
ESA Ozone

Week 4

ESA 21 Air Pollution
Esa 21 Fossil Fuels Capstone

Week 5

Wind Activity
Radiation Activity

Week 6

Week 7

Climate Change