Jan 19, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Catalog
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ESRM 300 - Coastal Contaminants and Ecotoxicology


Units: 4
Three hours lecture and three hours lab per week
Prerequisite(s): ESRM 100   and CHEM 122  
Examines topics in the field of ecotoxicology including exposure pathways, mechanisms of toxicity, coping strategies, and the biochemical and physiological effects of different pollutants on organisms. The major pollutant classes and the pollutants’ sources, transport through ecosystems, eventual fate, and remediation will be discussed. Environmental sampling and rapid analysis techniques for the characterization of pollutants in the field will be emphasized via a lab component that assesses pollution at a local site within the coastal zone.
Course Fee $40.00
Graded: Letter Grade



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