ENV 390SA. Coastal Marine Pollution (Duke Immerse)

Instructor: Curriculum Code:
NS
STS
Course Travel?:
No
Prerequisites:

Intro to biology/environmental science or AP credit for biology/environmental science. 

The 390SA section is permission only and is for students who will be enrolled in the Duke Immerse program, fall 2019 at the Duke Marine Lab.

Sources, fate, and effects of organic, inorganic, and particulate pollutants in the marine environment.  Topics include oil spills, coastal eutrophication, marine debris, harmful algae, sewage contamination, dredging, and emerging contaminants.  Methods for measuring pollution in the marine environment and consequences for human and ecological health will be discussed.  Case studies of impacted marine environments will be highlighted.  This course will include short local field trips.  

Please contact Katie Wood with questions (katie.wood@duke.edu)