Xiamen, China – Global Climate Change and Vulnerability
July 2 – 15, 20117
Course Credit: 3 units Sci 596
Coastal Volcano National Geologic Park of ZhangZhou
The summer program on “Global Climate Change and Vulnerabilities” is jointly organized by Xiamen University, SDSU, Fujian Normal University and Taiway Ilan
University. The program is designed primarily for university undergraduate students studying biology, environmental science, or any sciences student interested in China.
Summer 2017 will be the sixth faculty-led trip to Xiamen.
Dr. Samuel Shen, Mathematics, SDSU
Dr. Chun-Ta Lai, Biology, SDSU
Dr. Qiao-quo Tan, Environmental Science and Engineering, Xiamen University, China.
- Global climate change
- Quantitative assessment and prediction of climate change
- Environmental proxies for paleoclimate reconstruction, paleoclimate records and abrupt climate change
- Effects of ocean acidification on mariene primary producers under the sun
- Mangroves as an index to study environmental vulnerability for coastal wetland ecosystem
- Contamination of organotin compounds in coastal environments
- Nitrogen fixation in the oceans
- The control strategies of global warming gases in semiconductor plant
Field studies include excursions to National Geologic Park of Strand, the Volcano of Zhangzhou, and Xiamen Wanshi Botanical Park.