Earth System Science (EarthSS) Courses

ESS offers a variety of courses, which cover various aspects of the science of the Earth as a system. For a current course schedule (including previous terms), see the official Schedule of Classes.

Title Course Name Instructor Academic Term Course Website
EarthSS 1 The Physical Environment Dupont, Todd Fall, 2010
EarthSS 1 The Physical Environment Dupont, Todd Fall, 2011
EarthSS 3 Oceanography Martiny, Adam Winter, 2011
EarthSS 3 Oceanography Martiny, Adam Winter, 2012
EarthSS 5 The Atmosphere Pasquero, Claudia Spring, 2011
EarthSS 5 The Atmosphere Spring, 2012
EarthSS 7 Geology Johnson, Kathleen Fall, 2010
EarthSS 7 Physical Geology Johnson, Kathleen Fall, 2011
EarthSS 15 Introduction to Global Climate Change Velicogna, Isabella Spring, 2011
EarthSS 15 Introduction to Global Climate Change Velicogna, Isabella Spring, 2012
EarthSS 17 Catastrophes Primeau, Francois Winter, 2011
EarthSS 17 Hurricanes, Tsunamis, and other Catastrophes Czimczik, Claudia Winter, 2012
EarthSS 25 Introduction to Earth and Environmental Sciences Druffel, Ellen Fall, 2010
EarthSS 51 Land Interactions Goulden, Michael Fall, 2010
EarthSS 51 Land Interactions Goulden, Michael Fall, 2011
EarthSS 53 Ocean Biogeochemistry Moore, Keith Winter, 2011
EarthSS 53 Ocean Biogeochemistry Moore, Keith Winter, 2012
EarthSS 55 Earth's Atmosphere Magnusdottir, Gudrun Spring, 2011
EarthSS 55 Earth’s Atmosphere Yu, Jin-Yi Spring, 2012
EarthSS 60A Fundamental Processes in Earth and Environmental Studies Rignot, Eric Fall, 2010
EarthSS 60A Fundamental Processes in Earth and Environmental Studies Rignot, Eric Fall, 2011
EarthSS 60B Local and Regional Environmental Issues Pataki, Diane Winter, 2011
EarthSS 60B Local and Regional Environmental Issues Famiglietti, James Winter, 2012
EarthSS 60C Global Environmental Issues Randerson, Jim Spring, 2011
EarthSS 60C Global Environmental Issues Randerson, Jim Spring, 2012
EarthSS 101 Paleoclimatology Johnson, Kathleen Winter, 2012
EarthSS 110 Environmental Controversies ** New Course ** Zender, Charlie Spring, 2012
EarthSS 112 Global Climate Change and Impacts Prather, Michael Fall, 2010
EarthSS 112 Global Climate Change and Impacts Prather, Michael Fall, 2011
EarthSS 114 Earth System Science Laboratory and Field Methods Goulden, Michael Spring, 2011
EarthSS 114 Earth System Science Laboratory and Field Methods Goulden, Michael Spring, 2012
EarthSS 116 Data Analysis for Earth Sciences Velicogna, Isabella Fall, 2010
EarthSS 116 Data Analysis for Earth Sciences Velicogna, Isabella Fall, 2011
EarthSS 122 Atmospheric Dynamics Magnusdottir, Gudrun Winter, 2011
EarthSS 124 Weather and Meteorology Yu, Jin-Yi Spring, 2011
EarthSS 134 Fundamentals of GIS for Environmental Sciences Winter, 2012
EarthSS 138 Satellite Remote Sensing for Earth System Science
Moore, Keith
Rignot, Eric
Spring, 2011
EarthSS 142 Atmospheric Chemistry Saltzman, Eric Winter, 2011
EarthSS 142 Atmospheric Chemistry Saltzman, Eric Winter, 2012
EarthSS 144 Marine Geochemistry and Biogeochemistry Druffel, Ellen Spring, 2012
EarthSS 150 Advanced Laboratory Methods in Earth System Science Johnson, Kathleen Winter, 2011
EarthSS 164 / BioSci E118 Ecosystems Ecology Allison, Steve Winter, 2012
EarthSS 168 / BioSci E127 Physiological Plant Ecology Pataki, Diane Fall, 2011
EarthSS 180 / PP&D 131 Sustainability I Winter, 2012
EarthSS 182 / PP&D 132 Sustainability II Spring, 2012
EarthSS 190A / BioSci 191A Senior Seminar on Global Sustainability Winter, 2012
EarthSS 190B / BioSci 191B Senior Seminar on Global Sustainability Winter, 2012
EarthSS 190CW / BioSci 191CW Global Sustainability Spring, 2012
EarthSS 191 Introduction to Research in Earth System Science Pataki, Diane Fall, 2010
EarthSS 191 Introduction to Research in Earth System Science Pataki, Diane Fall, 2011
EarthSS 192 Careers in Earth System Science Pataki, Diane Winter, 2011
EarthSS 198 Senior Thesis in Earth System Science Spring, 2012
EarthSS 199 Undergraduate Research Fall, 2011
EarthSS 199 Undergraduate Research Winter, 2012
EarthSS 199 Undergraduate Research Spring, 2012
EarthSS 201 Paleoclimate (1st Year Course) Druffel, Ellen Spring, 2011
EarthSS 202 Climate Change (1st Year Course) Rignot, Eric Spring, 2012
EarthSS 203 Earth System Change (1st Year Course) Prather, Michael Spring, 2011
EarthSS 211 Geoscience Data Analysis Primeau, Francois Fall, 2010
EarthSS 212 Geoscience Modeling and Data Analysis (1st Year Course)
Magnusdottir, Gudrun
Dupont, Todd
Fall, 2011
EarthSS 213 Geoscience Modeling (1st Year Course) Dupont, Todd Spring, 2011
EarthSS 215 Cryosphere (1st Year Course) Rignot, Eric Winter, 2011
EarthSS 220 Earth System Climatology Yu, Jin-Yi Fall, 2010
EarthSS 223 Earth System Physics Zender, Charlie Fall, 2010
EarthSS 224 Ocean Processes (1st Year Course) Moore, Keith Winter, 2012
EarthSS 226 Land Surface Processes (1st Year Course)
Pataki, Diane
Famiglietti, James
Winter, 2012
EarthSS 227 Geophysical Fluid Dynamics I (1st Year Course) Yu, Jin-Yi Winter, 2011
EarthSS 228 Geophysical Fluid Dynamics (1st Year Course) Yu, Jin-Yi Winter, 2012
EarthSS 229 Geophysical Fluid Dynamics II (1st Year Course) Primeau, Francois Winter, 2011
EarthSS 231 Global Hydrology (1st Year Course) Zender, Charlie Spring, 2011
EarthSS 240 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (1st Year Course) Saltzman, Eric Fall, 2011
EarthSS 241 Atmospheric Chemistry (1st Year Course) Saltzman, Eric Winter, 2011
EarthSS 250 Advanced Laboratory Methods in Earth System Science Johnson, Kathleen Winter, 2011
EarthSS 261 Global Biogeochemistry I Druffel, Ellen Fall, 2010
EarthSS 262 Global Biogeochemical Cycles Randerson, Jim Fall, 2010
EarthSS 263 Terrestrial Ecology (1st Year Course) Randerson, Jim Spring, 2011
EarthSS 265 Ocean Ecology (1st Year Course) Moore, Keith Winter, 2011
EarthSS 266 Global Biogeochemical Cycles (1st Year Course) Randerson, Jim Spring, 2012
EarthSS 268 Physiological Plant Ecology Pataki, Diane Fall, 2011
EarthSS 280A Science Communication and Outreach Zender, Charlie Winter, 2012
EarthSS 280B Special Topics in Earth System Science Winter, 2012
EarthSS 280C Special Topics in Earth System Science Spring, 2012
EarthSS 282B Special Topics in Climate Winter, 2012
EarthSS 284B Special Topics in Atmospheric Chemistry Winter, 2012
EarthSS 284C Special Topics in Atmospheric Chemistry Spring, 2012
EarthSS 286A Special Topics in Biogeochemistry Winter, 2012
EarthSS 288B Special Topics in Ecosystems Winter, 2012
EarthSS 288C Special Topics in Ecosystems Spring, 2012
EarthSS 290 Seminar (1st Year Course) Zender, Charlie Winter, 2011
EarthSS 290 Seminar (1st Year Course) Saltzman, Eric Spring, 2011
EarthSS 290 Seminar Primeau, Francois Fall, 2010
EarthSS 290 Seminar (1st Year Course) Zender, Charlie Fall, 2011
EarthSS 290 Seminar (1st Year Course) Winter, 2012
EarthSS 290 Seminar (1st Year Course) Spring, 2012
EarthSS 298 Practicum in Earth System Science (1st Year Course) Saltzman, Eric Spring, 2012
EarthSS 298A Special Topics in Ecosystems Zender, Charlie Fall, 2010
EarthSS 298B Practicum in Earth System Science (1st Year Course) Winter, 2011
EarthSS 298C Practicum in Earth System Science (1st Year Course) Saltzman, Eric Spring, 2011
EarthSS H 90 The Idiom and Practice of Science Zender, Charlie Spring, 2012
EarthSS H198 Honors Thesis in Earth System Science Spring, 2012
EarthSS H199A Honors Research in Earth System Science Fall, 2011
EarthSS H199B Honors Research in Earth System Science Winter, 2012
EarthSS H199C Honors Research in Earth System Science Spring, 2012
EarthSS H90 The Idiom and Practice of Science Zender, Charlie Fall, 2010