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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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Ocean Studies Program, Maine Maritime Academy
Lauren Sahl, Maine Maritime Academy
Lauren Sahl, Ocean Studies, Maine Maritime Academy The Ocean Studies program at Maine Maritime Academy (MMA) educates students in Marine Science and Marine Biology and teaches service courses to students in other ...

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 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 ...

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, ...

Environmental Science and Studies with GIS skills at University of West Florida
Matthew Schwartz, University of West Florida, The
Matthew Schwartz, Environmental Studies, The University of West Florida The University of West Florida (UWF) Department of Environmental Studies provides students with an opportunity to pursue two tracks toward a ...

The Earth Sustainability Liberal Education Program: An experiment in integrative learning
Barbara Bekken, Virginia Tech
Barbara M. Bekken, Geosciences, Virginia Tech What is the Earth Sustainability program in liberal education? The Earth Sustainability (ES) program is an integrative and STEM-saturated experiment in liberal ...

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