Environmental Health

PREREQ: MAY NOT BE TAKEN AFTER G48.2305(G23.2305), MUST HAVE 3 CREDITS OF AN UNDERGRADUATE COURSE IN CHEMISTRY OR BIOLOGY OR PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR. SAME AS G48.1004.

Section 001 (GRADUATE SECTION) Please contact Gail Kashishian gk6@nyu.edu for permission code to register for this course. gk6@nyu.edu SAME AS EHSC-GA 1004.

Discusses some of the basic concepts of environmental science and major global environmental problems, such as global warming, soil erosion, overpopulation, and loss of biota. Another part of the course focuses on environmental health problems, such as exposure to lead, mercury, halogenated hydrocarbons, asbestos, and radon. Other lectures are devoted to carcinogenesis, air pollution, toxic wastes, epidemiology, and risk assessment.

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Spring 2020

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George D Thurston
T: 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM; T: 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM 7E12 LL23