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Earth Systems Science 100 (O'Day)

Environmental Chemistry in Natural Sciences

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Your Assignment

 Develop a case study (technical report) of no more than 5 single-spaced pages, based on one of these topics:

  • Rise of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, ocean acidification, and terrestrial responses
  • Impacts of legacy mining in developed countries, and of artisanal and small-scale mining in developing countries
  • Hydraulic fracturing ("fracking"), petroleum recovery, and environmental impacts of carbon-based fuels

Include references (not counted in the page limit).

Learning Outcomes for Today's Library Session

By the end of this class you will be able to:

  • Narrow and manage your topic
  • Use library databases and eBooks to find relevant information for your assignment
  • Use tools to cite your sources
  • Access full text using Get it at UC
  • Use Interlibrary Loan
  • Find a known item using a citation

Which of these library databases have you used the most?

Which of these library databases have you used the most?
Web of Science: 3 votes (9.38%)
CHEMnetBASE: 0 votes (0%)
SciFinder Scholar: 2 votes (6.25%)
Google Scholar: 21 votes (65.63%)
Haven't used library databases: 6 votes (18.75%)
Total Votes: 32

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