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Essays: Programs that Bring Together Geoscience and Sustainability

These essays were contributed by participants at the 2012 workshop on Programs that Bring Together Geoscience and Sustainability and describe the philosophy and goals underpinning the design of their institution's program.


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Environmental Science Degree: Year One
Lynn Dudley, Florida State University
Lynn Dudley, Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science, Florida State University The departments of Geological Sciences, Oceanography, and Meteorology at Florida State University were merged April 2010 creating the ...

Building a Program in Earth System Science at UC Davis
David Osleger, University of California-Davis
David Osleger, Geology, UC Davis The departments of Land, Air & Water and Geology at UC Davis are in the planning stages of developing a joint major in Earth System Science, with a focus on sustainability. ...

Environmental Science and Sustainability programs at UT Brownsville
Jeff Wilson, PhD
Jeff Wilson, Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, The University of Texas at Brownsville Jump down to Masters of Science in Sustainability Studies (MSSS) BS in Environmental Science The purpose of the BS in ...

Finding common ground: creating an integrated school of geology, sustainability, and environmental sciences and studies
Rod Parnell, Northern Arizona University
Rod Parnell, School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability, Northern Arizona University Northern Arizona University's two-year old School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability (SESES) ...

The Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies Major at Emory University
Anne Hall, Emory University
Anne Larson Hall, Environmental Studies, Emory University The Department of Environmental Studies at Emory University is an interdisciplinary undergraduate department in a private liberal arts college within a ...

Sustainability Across the Curriculum
Darren Leaver, Glendale Community College
Darren Leaver, Geography, Glendale Community College (CA) Based on a faculty and student initiative, Glendale Community College (GCC) initiated a sustainability program in October 2010, including the establishment ...

The University of Washington Bothell Programs Relevant to Geoscience and Sustainability
Robert Turner, University of Washington-Bothell Campus
Robert J. Turner, Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, University of Washington Bothell Students at UW Bothell (UWB) looking for exposure to the geosciences and sustainability will find that most of the relevant ...

A Truly Interdisciplinary Approach: Environmental Studies at Guilford College
Angela Moore, Guilford College
Angela M. Moore, Geology, Environmental Studies, Guilford College The Environmental Studies (ENVS) program at Guilford College is a highly interdisciplinary program that emphasizes the understanding of systems and ...

Environmental Science B.S. degree program at UNM
David Gutzler, University of New Mexico-Main Campus
David Gutzler, Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico-Main CampusThe B.S. degree in Environmental Science (ENVS) at the University of New Mexico was conceived in the late 1990s by the Department of ...

Global Security = Human Sustainability
Dorothea Ivanova, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott
Melanie Wetzel, Dorothea Ivanova, and Phil Jones; Department of Meteorology and Department of Global Studies and Intelligence, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Academic programs at the Prescott, Arizona campus ...