Instructor:  Dr. M. D. Morgan

   Hours:  T, Th 11:00-12:00, or by appt.

                 or come by anytime

Office:  200A Science Bldg.

   Phone: 856-225-6147 or x6142

Course Web Page: eCompanion

http://rutgersonline.net/

 

   email:  mdmorgan@camden.rutgers.edu

 

Day section: Understanding Environmental Problems: 120:202:01  

Spring 2007

                       

Lecture Topics

Readings*

 

 

Introduction

22-30

Philosophy of Science

13-16

Principals of Ecology

 

            Ecosystems and Energy              Ch 3

44-57

            Ecosystems and Living Organisms         Ch 5

62-82

            Ecosystems and the Physical EnvironmentCh 6;15

86-111;327-345

            Major Ecosystems of the World         Ch 6

116-142

            Understanding Population Growth     Ch 8

168-188

Economics      Ch 2

31-39

Problems of Overpopulation   Ch 9

192-207

Toxicology        Ch 7

146-165

Air Pollution, Global Change     Ch 20 Ch 21

454-468;476-502

Water and Water Pollution    Ch 14 Ch 22

299-323;505-529

Radiation, Energy      Ch 12

253-272

Pesticides         Ch 23

532-548

Endangered Species     Ch 17

369-394

 

*Text: Environment, 5th edition.  2006. Raven and Berg.  Wiley Publishers.

 

Grading:

Exam I

33%

2/15/07

 

Exam II**

33%

3/29/07     Spring break 3/10-3/17

 

Final Exam**

34%

5/7/07 Monday   9:00-12:00

 

 

100%

 

 

**Not Comprehensive

 

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http://www.camden.rutgers.edu/RUCAM/info/Academic-Integrity-Policy.html