MIAMI-DADE COLLEGE | HOMESTEAD
  Mark Chiappone
    Biology, Marine Biology, and Oceanography
       
  GENERAL INFORMATION
 
Mark Chiappone
Arts & Sciences Department, Homestead Campus
Campus Phone: 305-237-5073
E-mail: mchiappo@mdc.edu
Office B-119, Homestead Campus, 500 College Terrace, Homestead, FL 33030
  Volunteering and Service Learning (click here for further details)
   
  COURSE INFORMATION (click HERE for the 2013-2014 Academic Calendar)

  Fall 2013-1 (August-December 2013)
BSC 2010L Laboratory Principles of Biology 1 Lab, T/R, 8:00-9:40 AM, Ref. #755503, Room G216 (August-December, 16 weeks)
BSC 2010 Lecture Principles of Biology 1, T/R, 9:50-11:05 AM, Ref. #755502, Room G215 (August-December, 16 weeks)
BSC 2010L Laboratory Principles of Biology 1 Lab, T/R, 11:15 AM-12:55 PM, Ref. #755504, Room G216 (August-December, 16 weeks)
BSC 2011L Laboratory Principles of Biology 2 Lab, T/R, 2:00-3:40 PM, Ref. #755506, Room G216 (August-December, 16 weeks)
BSC 2011 Lecture Principles of Biology 2, T/R, 3:50-5:05 PM, Ref. #755505, Room G215 (August-December, 16 weeks)
BSC 1005 Lecture Gen. Education Biology Lecture, T/R, 5:40-7:20 PM, Ref. #787264, Room G215 (August-November, 12-week mini-term)
   
Spring 2013-2 (January-May 2014)
OCE 1001 Lecture Introduction to Oceanography, Virtual College, Ref. #785261, (January-April, 16 weeks)
OCE 1001 Lecture Introduction to Oceanography, Virtual College, Ref. #791419, (January-April, 16 weeks)
OCE 1001 Lecture Introduction to Oceanography, Virtual College, Ref. #791420, (January-April, 16 weeks)
OCE 1001 Lecture Introduction to Oceanography, M/W/F, 8:00-9:40 AM, Ref. #786601, Room G215, (January-February, 8 weeks)
OCE 1001 Lecture Introduction to Oceanography, M/W/W, 10:00-11:40 AM, Ref. #797948, Room G215 (January-February, 8 weeks)
BSC 2011L Laboratory Principles of Biology 2 Lab, T/R, 8:00-9:40 AM, Ref. #786214, Room G216 (January-April, 16 weeks)
BSC 2011 Lecture Principles of Biology 2, T/R, 9:50-11:05 AM, Ref. #786213, Room G215 (January-April, 16 weeks)
BSC 2011L Laboratory Principles of Biology 2 Lab, T/R, 11:15 AM-12:55 PM, Ref. #786215, Room G216 (January-April, 16 weeks)
   
Summer 2013-3 (May-July 2014)
   
   
   
   
    OFFICE AND CAMPUS HOURS AT THE HOMESTEAD CAMPUS (Spring 2013-2, January-February 2014)

 

  Homestead Campus, Building B, Room B-119
Mondays 7:00-8:00 AM, 12:00-3:00 PM
Tuesdays 7:00-8:00 AM, 1:00-3:30 PM
Wednesdays 7:00-8:00 AM, 12:00-3:00 PM
Thursdays 7:00-8:00 AM, 1:00-3:30 PM
Fridays 7:00-8:00 AM, 12:00-3:00 PM
   
  EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
  Graduate, Marine Biology, Nova Southeastern University and University of Miami
Undergraduate, Biology and Marine Science, University of Miami
   

 

  ORGANIZATIONS AND RESEARCH
  Organizations: American Institute of Biological Sciences, Florida Academy of Sciences, International Society for Reef Studies, The Oceanography Society

Reviewer: Bulletin of Marine Science, Coral Reefs, Gulf of Mexico Science, Marine and Freshwater Research, Marine Ecology, Marine Ecology Progress Series, PLOS One, Revista de Biologia Tropical

Publications Biological Conservation, Bulletin of Marine Science, Coral Reefs, Environmental Monitoring & Assessment, Florida Scientist, Marine Ecology Progress Series, Marine Pollution Bulletin

   
  RESEARCH INTERESTS
  I am currently a Research Associate with the Oceanographic Science Center at Nova Southeastern University (www.nova.edu/ocean/), conducting underwater research in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, Dry Tortugas National Park, and Biscayne National Park. My primary research interest is coral reef ecology. Click here to view recent scientific publications. The link to our program's coral reef assessment and monitoring page is located at: http://people.uncw.edu/millers/CoralReef_Home.htm
   

 

  HOBBIES
  Vessel examiner and boating safety instructor, United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, District 7, Division 6, Flotilla 6-7 (www.cgaux.org)
   
  ONLINE RESOURCES FOR COURSES
 

BSC1005 Gen. Education Biology: www.masteringbiology.com (access code required)
BSC2010/2011 Principles of Biology 1 and 2: www.masteringbiology.com (access code required)

OCE1001 Introduction to Oceanography: www.masteringgeology.com/site/index.html (access code required)

OCE1001L Introduction to Oceanography Lab: www.whfreeman.com/catalog/static/whf/pipkin/ (no access code required)
PSC1515 Energy in the Natural Environment: www.pearsonmylabandmastering.com (access code required)

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