The Biology of Pollution

Credit: 2 Units
Instructor: TBD
Offered: TBD

Lecture Topics:

  • Waterborne and food borne pathogens
  • Disease transmission and antibiotics in the environment
  • Metals in the environment
  • Pesticides and hydrocarbons (BP oil spill)
  • Acid Rain, air quality
  • Algal blooms
  • Issues with drinking water
  • Global climate change
  • Sustainable energy alternatives
  • Case studies from local landfills to Superfund sites