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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Climate Science for Sustainability in the Future Greenhouse/Hothouse
David Feary, Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus
David Feary, School of Sustainability and School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus My upcoming course—Climate Science for Sustainability—is a 200-level course offered ...

Geoscience Program Information at Alabama A&M University
Xiongwen Chen, Alabama A & M University
Xiongwen Chen, Biological and Environmental Science, Alabama A & M University Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical (A&M) University is a historical black college and university. Alabama A&M University ...

Development of an Online Certificate Program that Bridges Geoseciences and Sustainability
Tim Bralower, Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
Timothy Bralower, Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus Online education is becoming an increasingly important component of the long-term strategy of institutions of higher education around the ...

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 ...

Igniting the Spark
Victor Zabielski, Northern Virginia Community College
Victor Zabielski, Science, Technology and Business, Northern Virginia Community College Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC) lies just outside of Washington, D.C. and caters to the metropolitan Washington, ...

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 Education at University of Missouri-Kansas City
Syed Hasan, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Syed E. Hasan, Geosciences, University of Missouri-Kansas City Introduction: The Department of Geosciences at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) started a bachelor's degree in environmental ...

Sustainability Program at Elizabeth City State University
Francisco San Juan, Elizabeth City State University
Francisco C. San Juan, Chemistry, Geology and Physics, Elizabeth City State University At the beginning of the 2012 spring semester, the University created a Sustainability Plan, that outlines the goals and ...

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 ...

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 ...

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