June 11, 2019

Fossil Fuels Report

Integrating and making sense of interdisciplinary information from various sources is a major objective of this course. Synthesis sessions are designed to allow interaction with your peers in a small group setting to discuss the implications and linkages of each topic in more detail. Small discussion groups of 4 – 5 students will be formed for each synthesis session. Prior to each session, a handout of Synthesis Session discussion questions (see above) will be made available electronically. In small-group format, each group member will be responsible for answering one of the questions in detail and leading discussion within the group […]
June 11, 2019

Pollution in The Chesapeake Bay

Step 1: Develop a case study and analyze it through the tools of environmental geography My case study is Pollution in the Chesapeake Bay Components and steps of the research, generally (and to be reviewed in-class): Identify your problem/environmental issue at what scale(s) does the problem occur, and at what scale are the drivers (causes) of the environmental problem? Are there disagreements about defining the environmental problem? Who are the major stakeholders, both human and nonhuman? Identify your primary sources of data. Identify secondary literature on other parts of the research you need to conduct; complete the annotated bibliography for […]
June 11, 2019

Population Ecology Activity

1. Discussion question: Globally, the human population is increasing exponentially. What are some of the reasons for this population explosion? Is it something that should be controlled? And if so, how might reproduction be curbed? 250 words 2. Homework worksheet Assignment Instruction: In this unit, you learned that the characteristics of a population at a given time can be represented graphically using birth and death rate data, among many other parameters. In Part I of this activity, you will work with a simple data set to create a human survivorship curve and answer questions about the results and the data […]
June 11, 2019

The Hydrologic Cycle Global Environmental Science

Post a 150-word response to one of the following Discussion Prompts by Day 5 in the discussion area: A) What are some examples of indoor and outdoor air pollutants? How do they affect human health, and what can be done to mitigate these issues? B) How would you describe climate change to a friend or family member? Why should we be concerned about climate change? C) Describe the hydrologic cycle. Why is this cycle important to the environment? D) What issues arise from how we currently manage solid and hazardous waste? Describe ways to reduce the waste we produce as […]
June 11, 2019

Mining Pollution case study

The topic needs to be on sustainability and/or environmental studies with the following: 1.The topic needs to be real i.e. it must be a news story. 2. The topic needs to address a specific case i.e individual names and dates. 3. The case must address an ethical situation or case. 4. The topic should be a recent one i.e. <= 8 years.
June 11, 2019

Technologies for Erosion Control

Select ONE of the topics below and write a five-page paper on environmental technologies. Alternatively, you may write about two topics if you wish to combine them. technologies for erosion control technologies for flood mitigation technologies for water treatment technologies for wastewater treatment technologies for solid waste treatment technologies for hazardous waste treatment technologies for site remediation technologies for air pollution control technologies for noise abatement The paper should follow APA formatting. Please use five references
June 11, 2019

Laborer Killed in Fall Through Roof

Please don’t forget to review the rubric for discussion board expectations (cite from at least one source, ask a question, etc.) Laborer Killed in Fall Through Roof A 40-year-old laborer/helper died when he fell through an opening in a warehouse roof. He fell approximately 27 feet to the floor below. The employer was demolishing the roof of the warehouse portion of a commercial building. Work was done at night because the coal tar on the roof would release hazardous gases if disturbed in the heat of the day. The site had adequate halogen lighting. None of the workers on the […]
June 11, 2019

Fall Protection PFAS OSHA Standard

Please answer the following questions in complete sentences using correct and professional verbiage. Please restate the question in your answer such that I am able to understand what question was asked, based on your answer. If you have any questions or need clarification on format, please contact me. A PFAS should be anchored to not allow a worker to free- fall of more than how many feet? Please cite the specific location of this information in the OSHA standard. Provide two examples of where a PFAS cannot be attached for security ? What are the 3 major components of a […]
June 11, 2019

Position Statement Letter New Technologies To Solve Climate Change Issue

In a democratic society, our elected representatives have a duty to listen to their constituents’ opinions. One of the most effective ways to make your opinion heard is to write a letter. A personal letter carries the most weight with any recipient than signing a petition. • Students in this class have a powerful voice in the issue of climate change. This is due, in part, to the following reasons: After completing the previous lesson on climate change science you know more about the issue than most people. Your knowledge of the issue will allow you to write a well-informed […]
June 11, 2019

The Island President Environmental Film

The activity consists of selecting a non-fiction environmental documentary video to view. Fictional films cannot be used for this assignment. The video must be at least 90 minutes in length. After watching the video, prepare an essay of at least 1000 words. To assist you in the preparation of your essay, I have some topics below for you to consider while you watch the video. What was the film-maker’s purpose in producing this documentary? Was there a viewpoint that was evident in the video? How well did the film-maker deliver the message? Describe any cinematic techniques used in presenting particular […]
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