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Environmental Science Notes

Summary: Provides notes for an undergraduate environmental science class. Notes include outlines for the scientific method, major environmental factors and biotic factors.
Environmental Science 101 Notes

September 2nd

* The environment

.A biotic (non living) and biotic (living) factors

* Natural resources

.Renewable, nonrenewable, solar energy watts

* Population growth

Major environmental problems

* Science

. A process for learning about the world

. Accumulated knowledge that results from this process

* Environmental science

.Interdisciplinary areas of study

.Determine how humanity affects other organisms and the non living physical environment

.Develop solution to environmental problems

* Scientific method

. Six steps observation, question, hypothesis, prediction, test, results

. Two types of test/ experiments

.Manipulative variables

.Correlative natural

. Scientific method completed by peer

  1. Scientific assessment- the gathering of info. Data must be collected and experiments of simulations performed to construct a mode, which is a format statement that describes a situation
  2. Risk analysis- analyze the potential effect of an intervention addressing the questions what could be expected to happen if a particular course of action were followed (pos & neg)
  3. Public education- informing...

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