Syllabus

Writing an essay or 1 paragraph answer
Schedule Review Questions
Assessment (grading)  
Homework  
Water Quality Project  
Case Study Presentation  
Video Summary Articles/papers
Online quizzes Graphing
YouTube Video Submission Web resources

Environmental Science Articles:

1.  Can Earth’s Albedo and Surface Temperatures Increase Together? 

2.  Can We Bury Global Warming? 

3.  Increasing destructiveness of tropical cyclones over the past 30 years   Comments

4.  Atlantic Hurricane Trends Linked to Climate Change   BAMS Hurricanes and Global Warming 

5.   How Did Humans first alter climate?

6.  The Holocene CO2 Rise: Anthropogenic or Natural? 

7.   Estimating Carbon Budgets for U.S. Ecosystems 

8.  Human Population Grows up  

9.  Coupled Climate Model Appraisal:A Benchmark for Future Studies

10.  Warm Oceans Raise Land Temperatures

11.  Source of Climate Change Becomes Focus of Senate Hearing (short) 

12.  Reevaluating Hubbert’s Prediction of U.S. Peak Oil  LINK

13.  Ecology and Political Upheaval   The New Geopolitics

14.  How the evidence for anthropogenic global warming has converged to cause this environmental skeptic to make a cognitive flip LINK

15.  Does Globalization Help or hurt the world's poor? 

16.  The dangers of Ocean Acidification   LINK   

17.  Environmental Consequences of Nuclear War 

18. Earth's Global mean Energy Budget,  BAMS 1997

19.  Tragedy of the Commons Garret Hardin, 1968

20.  EarthSystemNationalGeographicEssay

21. SolarIrradianceVariations&ClimateJudithLean (2010)

Cracking the Ice Age Nova Video 

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/transcripts/2320crac.html (transcript)

 

 

Syllabus

Writing an essay or 1 paragraph answer
Schedule Review Questions
Assessment (grading)  
Homework  
Water Quality Project  
Case Study Presentation  
Video Summary  
Online quizzes Graphing
YouTube Video Submission Web resources