MIAMI-DADE COLLEGE | HOMESTEAD
  Mark Chiappone
    Biology, Marine Biology, Environmental Science, and Oceanography
       
  GENERAL INFORMATION
 
Mark Chiappone
Math & Science 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 2015-2016 Academic Calendar)

  Fall 2016-1 (August-December 2016)
BSC1005 Gen. Ed. Biology General Education Biology, M 1:00-1:50 PM, Class #1533-0049, August 22 - December 16 (16 weeks)
BSC1005 Gen. Ed. Biology Lab General Education Biology Laboratory, M 11:00 AM-12:40 PM, Class #12219-0019, August 22 - December 16 (16 weeks)
EVR1001 Environmental Science Introduction to Environmental Science, T/R 8:00-9:40 AM, Class #11977-0014, September 26 - December 16 (12-week mini-term)
BSC2010 Biology 1 Principles of Biology 1, T/R 9:50-11:05 AM, Class #1726-0018, August 22 - December 16 (16 weeks)
BSC2010L Biology 1 Lab Principles of Biology 1 Laboratory, Tuesdays 5:40-9:00 PM. Class #1479-0023, August 22 - December 16 (16 weeks)
BSC1005 Gen. Ed. Biology General Education Biology, T/R 11:15 AM-12:30 PM, Class #1532-0048, August 22 - December 16 (16 weeks)
OCE1001 Oceanography Introduction to Oceanography, Virtual College, Class #3601-0012, August 22 - December 16 (16 weeks)
   
Spring 2015-2 (January-April 2016)
BSC1005 Gen. Ed. Biology General Education Biology, M/W 9:50-11:05 AM, Ref. #910538, February 8 - April 29 (12-week mini-term)
BSC2010 Biology 1 Principles of Biology 1, T/R 9:50-11:05 AM, Ref. #909695, January 5 - April 29 (16 weeks)
BSC2010L Biology 1 Lab Principles of Biology 1 Laboratory, Mondays 2:25-5:45 PM, Ref. #873947, January 5 - April 29 (16 weeks)
BSC2011 Biology 2 Principles of Biology 2, Mondays 12:45-2:00 PM, Ref. #906988, January 5 - April 29 (16 weeks)
BSC2011L Biology 2 Lab Principles of Biology 2 Laboratory, Mondays 2:10-5:30 PM, Ref. #885879, January 5 - April 29 (16 weeks)
EVR1001 Environmental Science Introduction to Environmental Science, M/W 8:00-9:40 AM, Ref. #906990, March 3 - April 29 (2nd 8-week mini-term)
OCE1001 Oceanography Introduction to Oceanography, M/W 8:00-9:40 AM, Ref. #885862, January 5 - March 2 (1st 8-week mini-term)
OCE1001 Oceanography Introduction to Oceanography, Virtual College, Ref. #883693, January 5 - April 29 (16 weeks)
   
Summer 2015-3 (May-July 2016)
BSC1005 Gen. Ed. Biology General Education Biology, T/R 8:00-11:20 AM, Ref. #917348, June 20 - July 27 (6-week Summer B term)
EVR1001 Environmental Science Introduction to Environmental Science, M/W 8:00-9:40 AM, Ref. #918992, June 20 - July 27 (6-week Summer B term)
OCE1001 Oceanography Introduction to Oceanography, M/W 8:00-9:40 AM, Ref. #918995, June 20 - July 27 (6-week Summer B term)
OCE1001 Oceanography Introduction to Oceanography, Virtual College, Ref. #904151, May 9 - July 29 (12 weeks Summer C term)
 
    OFFICE AND CAMPUS HOURS AT MDC-HOMESTEAD (Fall 2016-1 Term, August-December 2016)

 

  Homestead Campus Office Location, Building B, Room B-119
  Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays: 7-11 AM

Tuesdays/Thursdays: 7-9:50 AM, 12:40-5:40 PM

   
  EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
  Graduate, Oceanography/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, International Society for Reef Studies, The Oceanography Society

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

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

   
  RESEARCH INTERESTS
  I am currently a Research Associate with the Oceanographic 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 tropical coastal ecology. Click here to view recent scientific publications. The link to our program's previous coral reef assessment and monitoring page is located at: http://people.uncw.edu/millers/CoralReef_Home.htm.
   

 

  HOBBIES
  Vessel examiner, boating safety instructor, boat crew/coxswain, United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, 7th U.S. Coast Guard District, Division 6, Sector Miami and Station Miami Beach, Flotilla 06-07 (www.cgaux.org)
   
  ONLINE RESOURCES FOR HOMESTEAD CAMPUS SCIENCE COURSES
 

BSC1005 Gen. Education Biology: Mastering Biology (www.pearsonmylabandmastering.com) (access code required)
BSC2010/2011 Principles of Biology 1 and 2: McGraw-Hill Connect (connect.mheducation.com) (access code required)

EVR1001 Introduction to Environmental Science: McGraw-Hill Connect (connect.mheducation.com) (access code required)

OCB1010 Introduction to Marine Biology: McGraw-Hill Online Learning Center (http://highered.mheducation.com/sites/0073524204/student_view0/index.html)
OCE1001 Introduction to Oceanography:
McGraw-Hill Connect (connect.mheducation.com) (access code required)

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