Author Archives: Dr. Christine Bozarth

About Dr. Christine Bozarth

Dr Christine Bozarth is an Assistant Professor of Biology and Environmental Science at NOVA's Alexandria Campus.

Join the Student Green Club

Are you a NOVA student who cares about the environment?  Join the student Green Club!  Email NovaAlexandriaGreenClub@gmail.com or Like us on Facebook at NOVA Green Club for information on upcoming meetings and events.

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Transfer to ENV at GMU

For NOVA students who plan to transfer to GMU’s Environmental Science or Environmental and Sustainability Studies programs, here are some transfer guides put together by GMU.  Ask your faculty advisor for help planning your courses at NOVA to best align … Continue reading

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Temperature Anomalies

One of my students sent me this visualization of temperature anomalies by country since 1900.  Data from NASA.  

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The Warmest Year Yet!

For the third year running, Earth’s thermostat broke a new record: 2016 was the warmest year since record-keeping began in 1880. Read more HERE.

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ENV Spring 2017

The Spring 2017 semester begins on Monday, January 9th.  You must register for classes by 11:59pm on the 8th.  I am offering two sections of ENV 121 (Tues./Thurs. 12:30 – 3:10pm and Tues./Thurs. 4:30 – 7:10pm) and one of ENV … Continue reading

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New Publication in Diversity and Distributions with NOVA Students

In spring 2014, ENV 121 and 122 students participated in a collaborative research project called Toads, Roads, and Nodes.  Students used real data from the North American Amphibian Monitoring Program and a GIS mapping program to investigate which habitat variables … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Graphic of greenhouse gas emissions by sector.  Wow!

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Environmental Science Student Poster Event

Students enjoy browsing posters by Environmental Science students at our Spring 2016 event.  Students made posters on topics such as green home cleaning products, electric cars, ship breaking, and LEED building certification.  Special thanks to TILT for printing the posters.

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Environmental Science Fall 2016

ENV 121 and 122 are great ways to fulfill your “Physical and Life Science” degree requirements.  I am teaching two sections of ENV 121 (T/R 2:00 – 4:40pm and T/R 5:00 – 7:40pm) and one section of ENV 122 (M/W … Continue reading

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Dora Kelly Nature Park

ENV 121 students don’t let the rain or the lack of leaves stop them from identifying trees at Dora Kelly Nature Park.

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