The projected class schedule (included below) provides the basis for the official Schedule of Classes. For the most current information, please see the Web Schedule of Classes.

Courses in Earth System Science (EarthSS) can be taken to satisfy a variety of general education requirements. Please consult the appropriate catalog for specific requirements in your degree, or contact your Academic Counselor (or academic counseling office) for more information.

See in the UC Irvine catalog for a complete listing of courses in the current catalog.

Fall, 2017 Course Name Instructor
EarthSS 1                                                Introduction to Earth System Science Ferguson, Julie
EarthSS 17 Hurricanes, Tsunamis and Other Catastrophes Crook, Elizabeth
EarthSS 19 Introduction to Modeling The Earth Prather, Michael
EarthSS 45 New Student Seminar TBA
EarthSS 51 Land Interactions Czimczik, Claudia
EarthSS 60A Fundamental Processes In Earth and Enivornmental Studies Rignot, Eric
EarthSS 101 Paleoclimatology Johnson, Kathleen
EarthSS 114 Earth System Science Laboratory and Field Methods Guenther, Alex
EarthSS 116 Data Analysis For Earth Sciences Morlighem, Mathieu
EarthSS 134 Fundamentals of GIS in Environmental Sciences Crook, Elizabeth
EarthSS 140 Advanced Geology Julie, Ferguson
EarthSS 148 Marine Ecosystems and Global Change Moore, Keith
EarthSS 178 Solving the Energy-Carbon-Climate Problem Davis, Steve
EarthSS 192 Careers in Earth System Science Davis, Steve


Winter, 2018 Course Name Instructor
EarthSS 3                                             Oceanography                                                              Ferguson, Julie
EarthSS 7 Physical Geology Crook, Elizabeth
EarthSS 19 Introduction to Modeling the Earth System Morlighem, Mathieu
EarthSS 23 Air Pollution: From Urban Smog to Global Change Guenther, Alex
New General Education Course TBA Druffel, Ellen
EarthSS 53 Ocean Biogeochemistry Moore, Keith
EarthSS 60B Local and Regional Environmental Issues Mackey, Katherine
EarthSS 118 Advanced Data Analysis and Modeling Randerson, Jim
EarthSS 142                     Atmospheric Chemistry Saltzman, Eric
EarthSS 146                  Consequences of Air Pollution                                            Kim, Saewung
EarthSS 162 The Impact of Climate Change on California's Landscape Goulden, Michael
EarthSS 176W Marine Conservation, Policy, and Society Crook, Elizabeth


Spring, 2018 Course Name Instructor
EarthSS 5                                        The Atmosphere Crook, Elizabeth
EarthSS 15 Introduction to Global Climate Change Yu, Jin-Yi
EarthSS 21 On Thin Ice: Climate Change and the Cryosphere Ferguson, Julie
New General Education Course TBA Crook, Elizabeth
EarthSS 55 Earth's Atmosphere Zender, Charlie
EarthSS 60C Global Environmental Issues Davis, Steve
EarthSS 112 Global Climate Change and Impacts Velicogna, Isabella
EarthSS 114 Earth System Science Laboratory and Field Methods Goulden, Michael
EarthSS 115 Aquatic Methods Mackey, Katherine
EarthSS 116 Data Analysis for Earth Sciences Pritchard, Mike
EarthSS 144 Marine Geochemistry and Biochemistry Druffel, Ellen
EarthSS 152 Environmental Isotrope Geochemistry Johnson, Kathleen
EarthSS 191 Research Topics Davis, Steve