Environmental Health

BIOL-GA 1004

Discusses some of the basic concepts of environmental science and major global environmental problems, such as global warming, soil erosion, overpopulation, and loss of biota. Also focuses on environmental health problems, such as exposure to lead, mercury, halogenated hydrocarbons, asbestos, and radon. Other lectures are devoted to carcinogenesis, air pollution, toxic wastes, epidemiology, and risk assessment.

Format: Lecture

Prerequisites: MCB2 (BIOL-UA 22 or 9022), Permission required

Corequisites: None

Location: New York

Equivalent(s): None

Syllabus

Term(s) offered:

Requirements satisfied:
  • Major: Biology Standard Track
      • Upper-Level Elective
          • Advanced Biology
  • Major: Ecology Track
      • Upper-Level Elective
          • Advanced Biology
  • Major: GPH/Biology
      • Emphasis-Area Elective
          • Environmental Health
      • Additional Elective