مواضيع خاصة في علم الحيوان – طلبة الماجستير

ديسمبر 31st, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

SPECIAL TOPICS IN ANIMAL SCIENCE

 

 

BISC 6358

 

 

3 Theoretical Credit Hours / Week

 

 

 

 

 

THE ENVIRONMENT IN PALESTINE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Abdel Fattah N. Abd Rabou

 

Ph.D. Environmental Studies (Wildlife Ecology)

 

Department of Environmental Studies, Al-Neelain UniversitySUDAN

 

  

 

Biology Department, Faculty of Science, The Islamic University of Gaza

 

E-mail: arabou@iugaza.edu

 

Homepage: http://www.iugaza.edu.ps/emp/index.asp?emp_no=672

 

University Telephone No.: +970 8 2823311

 

University Fax No.: +970 8 2863552

 

Office Hours: Saturday and wedensday 10:00 – 12:00 (B 327)

 

Lecture Time: Females (Sunday 3:00 – 6:00 pm; L 401); Males (Tuesday 3:00 – 6:00 pm; K 402)

 

 

 

The Course Outlines:

 

 

 

The main objectives of this section of the course are to give an understanding of the environmental and/or ecological status in Palestine. Lectures will focus on the topics of freshwater, wastewater, solid wastes, hazardous wastes, conservation and biodiversity and marine environment in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. The ecosystems and human impact on the biosphere will be denoted to through appointments and field trips.

 

 

 

 

 

The Lecture Schedule

 

 

 

 

 

Week

 

Topic Covered

 

1

 

Introduction + Freshwater supply in Palestine

 

2

 

Wastewater situation in Palestine

 

3

 

Solid and hazardous wastes management in Palestine

 

4

Conservation and biodiversity issues of Palestine

 

5

 

Wadi Gaza Environment in the Gaza Strip

 

6

 

Marine environment in the Gaza Strip

 

7

 

Ecotrip to targeted ecosystems in the Gaza Strip

 

8

 

FINAL!

 

 

Teaching Techniques

 

 

 

1.      Lectures and discussions

 

2.      Report and essay writing

 

3.      Final exam

 

 

 

The Course References

 

 

 

1.       UNEP (2003): Desk study on the environment in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), Nairobi, Kenya, 188 pp. (For PDF copies, press 1. ENGLISH or 2. ARABIC)

 

2.      Abd Rabou, A.N. et al. (2007): Threats facing the marine environment and fishing in the Gaza Strip: Field and literature study. Theme XII: Environmental Design Trends and Pollution Control, The 2nd International Engineering Conference on Construction and Development (IECCD-II), The Islamic University of Gaza, Gaza Strip, Palestine, September 3-4, 2007, 11-31 (In Arabic).

 

      For PDF, pess: http://www.iugaza.edu.ps/emp/researches.asp?emp_no=672

 

3.      Abd Rabou, A.N. et al. (2007): On the benefits provided by the wetland ecosystem of Wadi GazaGaza Strip. Theme XII: Environmental Design Trends and Pollution Control, The 2nd International Engineering Conference on Construction and Development (IECCD-II), The Islamic University of Gaza, Gaza Strip, Palestine, September 3-4, 2007, 44-58.

 

      For PDF, pess: http://www.iugaza.edu.ps/emp/researches.asp?emp_no=672

 

4.       Ali-Shtayeh, M.S. and Hamad, A.K. (1995): Protection of the Palestinian environment. Nablus, Alhasoub Alarabi (In Arabic).

 

5.       Ali- Shtayeh, M.S. and Hamad, A.K. (1997): Biodiversity in Palestine: West Bank and Gaza Strip, (pp. 469-529). In: ACSAD. 1997. Proceeding of the Arab experts meeting on biodiversity in the Arab world. The Arab Center for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Lands (Damascus) and the Technical Secretary of the League of the Arab States (Cairo). 1-5 October 1995, Cairo, Egypt. ACSAD/AS/P171/1997. Damascus  (In Arabic).

 

 

 

The Course Evaluation

 

 

 

Essays, reports and final exam = 50% of the course scores