MIAMI-DADE COLLEGE | HOMESTEAD
  Mark Chiappone
    Biology, Marine Biology, 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 2015-1 (August-December 2015)
OCE1001 Oceanography Introduction to Oceanography, M/W 8:00-9:40 AM, Ref. #874044, August 24 - October 19 (1st 8-week term)
OCE1001 Oceanography Introduction to Oceanography, M/W 9:50-11:30 AM, Ref. #882141, August 24 - October 19 (1st 8-week term)
EVR1001 Environmental Science Introduction to Environmental Science, M/W 9:50-11:30 AM, Ref. #891508, October 21 - December 16 (2nd 8-week term)
BSC2010 Biology 1 Principles of Biology 1, Mondays 1:00-2:15 PM, Ref. #873658, August 24 - December 14 (16 weeks)
BSC2010L Biology 1 Lab Principles of Biology 1 Laboratory, Mondays 2:25-5:45 PM, Ref. #873947, August 24 - December 7 (16 weeks)
OCE1001 Oceanography Introduction to Oceanography, Virtual College, Ref. #865448, August 24 - December 17 (16 weeks)
OCE1001 Oceanography Introduction to Oceanography, Virtual College, Ref. #865451, August 24 - December 17 (16 weeks)
OCE1001 Oceanography Introduction to Oceanography, Virtual College, Ref. #865454, September 8 - December 17 (14 weeks)
   
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
   
   
   
   
   
    OFFICE AND CAMPUS HOURS AT MDC-HOMESTEAD (Fall 2015-1, August-December 2015)

 

  Homestead Campus Office Location, Building B, Room B-119
  Mondays/Wednesdays (also online throughout the week)
   
  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, 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 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, 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 COURSES
 

BSC1005 Gen. Education Biology: Mastering Biology (www.masteringbiology.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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