These courses have been submitted by workshop participants either as examples of courses with significant quantitative content or ones transitioning to a more quantitative form.


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Modeling Earth Systems part of Modeling Earth Systems
In this course, we develop the qualitative and quantitative tools for constructing, experimenting with, and interpreting dynamic models of different components of the Earth system. The integrated set of ten modules ...

Subject: Geoscience, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Environmental Science, Geography, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change

Oceans in the News - Polar Ocean Science, Data, and the Media part of Oceans in the News:Oceans in the News – Polar Ocean Science, Data, and the Media
Interpreting scientific data is one of the most challenging skills students face today. Students are overloaded with information from various media sources, and often lack both the technical skills to analyze data ...

Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Resources, Physical , Ocean-Climate Interactions, Environmental Science:Oceans and Coastal Resources, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Media Studies

Systems Modeling and Assessment for Policy part of Complex Systems:Courses
This course explores how scientific information can be used to inform policy decision‐making processes through the use of quantitative modeling techniques. Incorporates both hands‐on analysis and practice using ...

Subject: Environmental Science:Policy:Environmental Decision-Making

Course profile: Quantitative Natural Hazards part of Strong Geoscience Departments:Degree Programs:Courses
Arlo Weil, Bryn Mawr 200-level general science course, 16-30 students. Information for this profile was provided by Arlo Weil in 2007. Jump down to Overview and Context * Course Content * Connecting to the Future ...

Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards

Earth Systems Science part of Course Design:Goals Database
Earth is studied in terms of how different physical and chemical systems interact with each other.

Subject: Geoscience

Earth and Space Science part of Quantitative Skills:Courses
Earth and Space Science is a 12th grade senior capstone science course being designed for the new four years of science requirement in Texas. It covers space, earth, ocean, and atmospheric sciences in a rigorous, ...

Subject: Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science, Geoscience, Geology, Physics:Astronomy

Natural Hazards and Catastrophes part of Quantitative Skills:Courses
1 credit hour course for non-scientists, with no pre-requisites. Aims to improve quantitative and scientific literacy through applying simple skills to topics including global climate change, earthquakes, volcanoes ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science, Physics:Astronomy, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Volcanology, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Natural Hazards, Natural Hazards:Earthquakes, Volcanism

Natural Disasters part of Quantitative Skills:Courses
This course introduces the concept of natural physical processes as disasters in which members of a society are harmed. Examines the origins, prediction/forecasting, effects, and mitigation efforts of some commonly ...

Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards

Global Environmental Obstacles part of Quantitative Skills:Courses
The course uses Mackenzie's Our Changing Planet as a template and investigates world population, diminishing water resources, anthropogenic effects on the atmosphere (ozone hole and acid rain), and global ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Geoscience:Hydrology, Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climate Change:Greenhouse effect, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity, Air Quality, Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Ozone depletion, Environmental Science:Human Population, Energy, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Air quality, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Greenhouse effect

Honors Geology part of Quantitative Skills:Courses
Survey course in physical geology with labs and field trips

Subject: Geoscience:Geology, Geoscience