Aug 16, 2018  
2015 - 2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015 - 2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MSCI 401E - Fundamentals of Environmental Chemistry, Toxicology, and Pathobiology

Fall (2) Unger, Vogelbein Prerequisite(s): MSCI 330  or BIOL 230  or GEOL 330 , and BIOL 220  and BIOL 225 , and CHEM 103  

This course emphasizes ongoing and emerging environmental concerns in the Chesapeake Bay and world ocean. Lectures will address basic concepts and mechanism of contaminant chemistry and toxicology, infectious and noninfectious diseases in aquatic organisms. Case histories will be used to illustrate sources, fate and effects of anthropogenic chemical contaminants, and the important role of environmental change on disease in marine and estuarine ecosystems. MSCI 401E requires co-registration with the relevant MSCI 401R.