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511
Ecological Foundations for Environmental Managers

Freidenburg
Tu - 10:30-11:50

Freidenburg
TBA - TBA
512
Microeconomic Foundations for Environmental Managers

Weber
M,W - 1:00-2:20

Kotchen
TBA - TBA
521
Physical Science Foundations for Environmental Managers

Anisfeld
W - 2:30-3:50

Anisfeld
TBA - TBA
522
Social Science Foundations for Environmental Managers (Fall-2 Oct 18-Dec 10)

Doolittle
M,W - 1:00-2:20

Doolittle
TBA - TBA
550
Natural Science Research Methods

Lauenroth
Tu,Th - 8:30-9:50

Lauenroth
TBA - TBA
551
Qualitative Social Science Research Methods

Doolittle
Tu,Th - 11:00-12:20

Doolittle
TBA - TBA
552
Master's Student Research Colloquium

Faculty
TBA - TBA

Faculty
TBA - TBA
553
Perspectives: Environmental Leadership

Boyd
M,W - 4:00-5:20

Zimmerman
TBA - TBA
573
Urban Ecology for Local and Regional Decision Making

Grove
M - 1:00-3:50

Grove
TBA - TBA
577
PSC: Environmental Communicator (Dates TBD)
   
Vance
Tentative
590
The Climate Change Negotiations: A Practical Approach
   
Biniaz
Tentative
592
Documentary Film Workshop

Musser
T/W - T-7:00-10:00pm/W-10:30-1:20

Musser
T -7pm-10pm; W - 10:30-1:20

Musser
Tentative
594
Global Carbon Cycle

Denning
M,W - 9:00-10:20
   
595
Yale Environment Review

Kotchen
Based on Student schedules

Kotchen
TBA - TBA

Kotchen
TBA - TBA

Kotchen
TBA - TBA
598
Documentary and the Environment
   
Musser
T - 3:30-5:20; M -7pm-10pm
602
Ecosystems and Landscapes

Bradford
M,W - 1:00-2:20

Bradford
TBA - TBA
603
Environmental Data Visualization & Communication

Queenborough
M - 9:00-11:50

Queenborough
TBA - TBA
604
Social Entrepreneurship in Public Health (Fall-1)

Chahine
Section 1 - T/Th 1:00-2:20; Section 2 - 2:40-4:00
   
605
Environmental Risk Communication

Schwarz
Th - 2:30-5:20

Schwarz
TBA - TBA
606
Methods in Climate Change and Health Research

Faculty
M/T, M- 4:30-6:20/T- 1:00-1:50

Faculty
Tentative
607
Advanced Methods in Industrial Ecology
    Tentative (No Semester)
608
Air Pollution and Public Health

Faculty
W - 8:00-9:50

Faculty
Tentative
613
Writing as a Public Scholar

Wilson
Th - 1:00-3:50

Wilson
TBA - TBA
616
Global Crisis Response

Faculty
F - 1:30-3:20
   
617
Real World Environmental Data Science

Grewal
Tu - 2:30-5:20
   
618
Anthropology of Smallholder Agriculture in Developing Countries

Carpenter
W - 9:00-11:50
   
619
Philosophical Environmental Ethics

Latham
Tu,Th - 11:35-12:50
   
622
Decarbonizing Pathways to Limit Climate Change

Levin
Th - 4:00-6:50

Faculty
Tentative
625
Writing Workshop

Cohn
Tu - 1:00-3:50

Cohn
TBA - TBA
629
North American Drylands: Ecology and Land Use
   
Lauenroth
TBA - TBA
630
The Physical Science of Climate Change

Raymond
Tu,Th - 10:30-11:50

Raymond
TBA - TBA
631
Poverty, Environment and Inequality
   
Taylor
Tentative
632
Intro to Social Entrepreneurship

Chahine
M,W - 1:00-2:20

Chahine
Tentative
633
Critical Race Theory

Torres
Tu,Th - 2:30-3:50

Torres
Tentative
634
Ecology of Global Drylands

Lauenroth
M,W - 10:30-11:50
   
635
Renewable Energy Project Finance

Gross
M,W - 2:30-3:50

Gross
TBA - TBA
641
Market-Based Mechanisms for Water Management
Online
Kruse
Tu - 1:00-3:50
   
642
Environmental Justice/Climate Justice

Torres
Tu,Th - 10:30-11:50

Torres
Tentative
645
Urbanization, Global Change and Sustainability

Seto
Tu - 9:00-11:50

Seto
TBA - TBA
646
Foundations of Agriculture and Environment

Wood
W - 1:00-3:50

Wood
Tentative
649
Food Systems: The Implications of Unequal Access

Taylor
Th - 1:00-3:50
   
650
Seminar in Wildland Fire of the Western US
   
Ashton
TBA - TBA
652
Wood: Structure and Function

Brodersen
Tu,Th - 9:00-10:20

Brodersen
Tentative
653
Maple: From Tree to Table

Orefice
M - 5:30-6:50

Orefice
TBA - TBA
654
Structure, Function, and Development of Trees

Berlyn
Tu,Th - 4:00-5:20

Berlyn
Tentative
656
Physiology of Trees and Forests

Berlyn
Tu,Th - 4:00-5:20

Berlyn
Tentative
659
The Practice of Silviculture: Principles in Applied Forest Ecology (Friday field trips)

Ashton
M,W - 8:30-10:20

Ashton
TBA - TBA
660
Forest Dynamics

Duguid
Tu,Th - 10:00-11:20

Duguid
TBA - TBA
668
Field Trips in Forest Resource Management and Silviculture

Ashton
Tentative

Ashton
Tentative
670
Southern Forest and Forestry Field Trip

Faculty
Tentative

Faculty
Tentative
671
Woody Plant Taxonomy and Dendrology

Duguid
Th - 1:00-5:00

Duguid
TBA - TBA
674
Seminar in Forest Ecosystem Health and Stability in a Changing Climate

Ashton
M,W - 4:00-5:20
   
677
Ecological Restoration
   
Duguid
TBA - TBA
679
Plant Ecophysiology

Brodersen
M,W - 2:30-3:50

Brodersen
TBA - TBA
681
Ethnobotany
   
Vandebroek
TBA - TBA
683
Seminar in Tropical Forest Restoration

Ashton
M,W - 1:00-2:20
   
684
Forest Finance

Spalding
Tu,Th - 5:30-6:50

Spalding
TBA - TBA
685
Engaging Landholders and Communities in Conserving and Restoring Tropical Forest Landscapes

Garen
Tu,Th - 1:00-2:20

Garen
Tentative
688
Forest Management and Operations

Orefice
M,W - 2:30-3:50

Orefice
TBA - TBA
692
Science and Practice of Temperate Agroforestry

Orefice
M,W - 2:30-3:50

Orefice
TBA - TBA
693
Advanced Readings: Social Science of Development and Conservation
   
Carpenter
Tentative
695
Yale Forest Forum Speaker Series: The Future of Wood Building Products in a Changing Climate: Mass Timber and Biomaterials

Ashton
Th - 11:30-12:50
   
700
Alpine, Arctic, and Boreal Ecosystems Seminar
    Tentative (No Semester)
701
Seminar on Climate Change Policy and Economics

Mendelsohn
M,W - 1:00-2:20

Mendelsohn
Tentative
704
Workshop on Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry with Drones

Lee
W - 2:30-5:20

Lee
Tentative
705
Current Topics in Global Climate Change

Denning
M,W - 11:35-12:50
   
706
Organic Pollutants in the Environment
   
Anisfeld
TBA - TBA
707
Introduction to Environmental Chemistry

Benoit
Tu,Th - 1:00-2:15

Benoit
Tentative
708
Aquatic Chemistry

Benoit
Tu,Th - 1:00-2:15

Benoit
TBA - TBA
709
Lectures, Discussions and Applications of Soil Science

Bradford
M,W - 1:00-2:20

Bradford
Tentative
712
Water Management

Anisfeld
Th - 12:00-5:00

Anisfeld
TBA - TBA
713
Coastal Ecosystems
   
Anisfeld
TBA - TBA
714
Environmental Hydrology

Saiers
Tu,Th - 10:30-11:50

Saiers
TBA - TBA
716
Renewable Energy
   
Smith
Tentative
717
Tropical Field Ecology

Comita
based on student schedules

Comita
TBA - TBA
718
Climate Change Seminar
   
Raymond
Tentative
720
Introduction to R
   
Queenborough
Tentative
722
Boundary Layer Meteorology (First Organizational Meeting, TBD)
   
Lee
Tentative
723
Wetlands Ecology, Conservation & Management

Freidenburg
M,W - 1:00-2:15

Freidenburg
TBA - TBA
724
Watershed Cycles and Processes

Saiers
Tu,Th - 10:30-11:50

Saiers
TBA - TBA
726
Observing Earth from Space

Lee
Tu,Th - 9:00-10:15

Smith
Tentative
727
Global Food Challenges

Wargo
Tu,Th - 10:30-11:50

Wargo
TBA - TBA
728
Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis in the Environmental Sciences

Reuning-Scherer
Tu,Th - 2:30-3:50

Reuning-Scherer
TBA - TBA
729
Caribbean Coastal Development: Science and Policy

Benoit
M,W - 10:30-11:50

Benoit
TBA - TBA
731
Tropical Field Botany
   
Michelangeli
TBA - TBA
734
Biological Oceanography
   
Decker
TBA - TBA
738
Wildlife Movement Ecology

Harris
Tu,Th - 1:00-2:20
   
742
Fundamentals of Working with People

DeCew
Tu,Th - 9:00-10:20

DeCew
TBA - TBA
744
Conservation Science and Landscape Planning

Schmitz
Tu,Th - 9:00-10:20

Schmitz
Tentative
747
Global Communication Skills
   
Vance
Tentative
750
Writing the World

Klinkenborg
Tu - 2:30-5:20

Klinkenborg
TBA - TBA
751
Sampling Methodology and Practice

Gregoire
M,W - 10:30-11:50

Gregoire
TBA - TBA
752
Ecology and Conservation of Tropical Forests
   
Comita
Tentative
753
Regression Modeling of Ecological and Environmental Data

Gregoire
M,W - 10:30-11:50

Gregoire
TBA - TBA
755
Modeling Geographic Space

Tomlin
Th - 1:00-3:50

Tomlin
TBA - TBA
756
Modeling Geographic Objects

Tomlin
Th - 1:00-3:50

Tomlin
TBA - TBA
757
Data Exploration and Analysis

Faculty
Tu,Th - 9:00-10:15

Faculty
Tu,Th - 9:00-10:15

Reuning-Scherer
TBA - TBA

Reuning-Scherer
TBA - TBA
758
Multivariate Data Analysis in the Environmental Sciences

Reuning-Scherer
Tu,Th - 1:00-2:20

Reuning-Scherer
TBA - TBA
759
Power, Knowledge, and the Environment: Social Science

Dove
M - 1:00-3:50

Dove
TBA - TBA
760
Conservation in Practice: An International Perspective

Vedder
Tu,Th - 5:30-6:20

Vedder
TBA - TBA
761
Negotiating International Agreements: The Case of Climate Change
   
Biniaz
Tentative
762
Applied Math for Environmental Studies (AMES):Foundations for Measuring and Modeling Environmental and Socio-environmental Systems
   
Fenichel
TBA - TBA
764
Sociology of Sacred Values: Modernity, Ecology, and Policy

Farrell
Th - 8:00-10:50

Farrell
TBA - TBA
767
Building a Conservation Toolkit: From Project Design to Evaluation

Vedder
M,W - 2:30-3:50

Vedder
TBA - TBA
770
Western Lands and Communities Field Clinic: Research to Practice

Farrell
based on student schedules

Farrell
TBA - TBA
771
Fundamentals of Green Engineering and Green Chemistry

Erythropel
M,W - 1:00-2:20

Anastas
TBA - TBA
773
Air Pollution Control (APC)

Gentner
M,W - 2:30-3:45

Gentner
Tentative
774
Agriculture: Origins, Evolution, Crises
   
Weiss
Tentative
775
Federal Indian Law

Torres
M,W - 10:35-12:00

Torres
Tentative
777
Water Quality Control

Kim
Tu,Th - 2:30-3:45

Kim
Tentative
781
Applied Spatial Statistics

Gregoire
Tu,Th - 10:30-11:50

Gregoire
TBA - TBA
782
Globalization Space: International Infrastructure and Extrastatecraft

Easterling
M,W - M- 10:30-11:20, W 10:30-12:20

Easterling
Tentative
785
Asian Religions and Ecology

Grim
Tu - 4:00-6:50

Grim
TBA - TBA
789
Energy and Development

Rao
Tu - 9:00-11:50

Rao
TBA - TBA
791
Journey of the Universe
   
Grim
Tentative
793
Climate Change, Societal Collapse, and Resilience

Weiss
Th - 3:30-5:20

Weiss
Tentative
795
Nature as Capital: Merging Ecological and Economic Models
   
Fenichel
TBA - TBA
796
Biopolitics of Human-Nonhuman Relations

Dove
M - 1:00-3:50

Dove
TBA - TBA
799
Sustainable Development Goals and Implementation

Geballe
Tu,Th - 11:35-12:50

Geballe
Tentative
800
Energy Economics and Policy Analysis

Gillingham
M,W - 10:30-11:50

Gillingham
TBA - TBA
802
Environmental Valuation
   
Mendelsohn
TBA - TBA
803
Green Markets: Voluntary and Information Based Approaches to Environmental Management

Kotchen
Tu - 1:00-2:20
   
804
Economics of Environmental & Natural Resource Management

Mendelsohn
M,W - 10:30-11:20

Mendelsohn
TBA - TBA
805
Seminar on Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

Gillingham
W - 3:00-4:20

Gillingham
W - 3:00-4:20

Gillingham
TBA - TBA

Gillingham
TBA - TBA
807
Business and Environment: Management & Strategy

Chertow
M,W - 9:00-10:20

Esty
TBA - TBA
811
Metrics, Tools and Indicators in Corporate Responsibility

Cort
Tu,Th - 10:10-11:30

Cort
Tentative
814
Energy Systems Analysis

Rao
M,W - 9:00-10:20

Rao
TBA - TBA
816
Electric Utilities: an Industry in Transition

Reilly
Tu - 4:00-6:50

Reilly
TBA - TBA
817
Urban, Suburban, and Regional Planning Practice

Kooris
Tu - 4:00-6:50

Kooris
Tentative
819
Strategies for Land Conservation

Gentry
Tu - 2:30-5:20

Gentry
TBA - TBA
820
Land Use Law and Environmental Planning

Shansky
M,W - 4:00-5:20

Shansky
TBA - TBA
822
Strategic Communication: Delivering Effective Presentations(see description for section times and dates)

Reich
2 sections: T/Th 10:10-11:30 or T/Th 1:00-2:20

Reich
Tentative
824
Environmental Law and Policy

Klee
M,W - 10:30-11:50

Klee
TBA - TBA
826
Foundations of Natural Resources and Policy

Clark
Tu - 2:30-5:20

Clark
Tentative
827
Animal Law (Follows Law School Calendar)

Kysar
M - 4:10-6:00
   
831
Society and Natural Resources Seminar: A “Reflexive Conversation"

Clark
Tu - 1:00-3:50

Clark
Tentative
834
Environmental Economics and Policy

Kotchen
Tu,Th - 9:00-10:20

Faculty
Tentative
835
Seminar on Land Use Planning

Bacher
W - 10:30-11:50

Bacher
TBA - TBA
835E
Seminar on Land Use Planning (Online)
Online
Bacher
Online

Bacher
TBA - TBA
836
Agrarian Societies: Culture, Society, History, and Development

Faculty
W - 1:30-5:20

Faculty
Tentative
838
Life Cycle Assessment

Yao
Tu,Th - 10:30-11:50

Faculty
Tentative
839
Power in Conservation

Carpenter
Th - 1:00-3:50

Carpenter
TBA - TBA
840
Climate Change Policy and Perspectives

Esty
M,W - 2:30-3:50

Esty
Tentative
850
International Organizations and Conferences

Geballe
Tu - 5:30-7:50
   
855
Climate Change Mitigation in Urban Areas (Dates TBD)
   
Seto
Tentative
857
Environmental History and Values

Grim
W - 4:00-6:50

Grim
TBA - TBA
860
Understanding Environmental Campaigns and Policymaking: Strategies and Tactics
   
Northrop
TBA - TBA
873
Global Environmental History
   
Weiss
Tentative
876
Indigenous Traditions and the Environment
   
Grim
Tentative
877
Anthropology of the Global Economy for Conservation and Development
   
Carpenter
TBA - TBA
878
Climate and Society: Past to Present

Dove
Th - 1:30-3:20

Dove
TBA - TBA
884
Industrial Ecology

Yao
M,W - 10:30-11:50

Faculty
Tentative
891
Biology of Insect Disease Vectors
    Tentative (No Semester)
892
Introduction to Planning and Development
   
Garvin
Tentative
893
Principles of Risk Assessment

Vasiliou
F - 3:00-4:50

Vasiliou
Tentative
894
Green Building: Issues and Perspectives

Yost
F - 9:00-11:50

Faculty
Tentative
896
Public Health Toxicology

Vasiliou
TBA - TBA

Vasiliou
Tentative
897
Environmental and Occupational Exposure Science

Faculty
Wed - 3:00-4:50; Fri 2:00-2:50

Faculty
Tentative
898
Environment and Human Health

Bell
M - 1:00-3:50

Bell
Tentative
900
Doctoral Student Seminar and Responsible Conduct of Research

Schmitz
W - 1:00-3:50

Schmitz
Tentative
902
Environmental Anthropology Research Lab

Dove
F - 1:00-4:00

Dove
F - 1:00-4:00

Dove
TBA - TBA

Dove
TBA - TBA
903
Master's Thesis Research Lab
   
Dove
F - 1:00-4:00

Dove
TBA - TBA
905
Doctoral Seminar in Environmental and Energy Economics
   
Gillingham
TBA - TBA
907
Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Sustainable Laboratory Seminar

Taylor
F - 1:00-3:00
   
910
Survival Skills for Doctoral Students
   
Lauenroth
TBA - TBA
951
Strategic Environmental Communication

Leiserowitz
M,W - 1:00-2:20

Leiserowitz
TBA - TBA
952
Political Ecology of Conservation and Restoration of Tropical Forest Landscapes
    Tentative (No Semester)
953
Sustainable Business Capstone Consulting

Boyd
M,W - 1:00-2:20

Boyd
Tentative
954
Management Plans for Protected Areas (includes Friday and Saturday Field trips)

Faculty
M,W - 1:00-2:20

Faculty
TBA - TBA
955
Seminar in Research Analysis, Writing and Communication in Forest Ecology

Ashton
W - 4:00-6:50

Ashton
W - 5:30-8:20

Ashton
TBA - TBA

Ashton
TBA - TBA
957
Field Skills in Land Stewardship

Ashton
M,W - 1:00-2:20

Ashton
TBA - TBA
958
Sustainable Business Capstone Consulting Clinic- Entrepreneurs

Boyd
M,W - 1:00-2:20

Boyd
TBA - TBA
959
Clinic in Climate Justice, Climate Policy, the Law, and Public Health

Faculty
M - 10:00-11:50

Faculty
M - 10:00-11:50

Faculty
Tentative

Faculty
Tentative
960
Climate Solutions Capstone: Nature Based Solutions Clinic

Gentry
Tu,Th - 4:00-5:20

Gentry
TBA - TBA
961
Environmental Law and Politics: Research and Advanced Topics Seminar
   
Wargo
Tentative
964
Large-Scale Conservation: Integrating Science, Management, and Policy

Clark
W - 2:30-5:20

Clark
Tentative
970
Environmental Protection Clinic Policy and Advocacy (Follows Law School Calendar)

Kysar
Tu - 12:10-2:00

Kysar
Tu - 12:10-2:00

Kysar
Tentative

Kysar
Tentative
971
Land Use Clinic

Bacher
W - 10:30-11:50

Bacher
TBA - TBA
972
Advanced Environmental Protection Clinic (Follows Law School Calendar)

Kysar
Tu - 12:10-2:00

Kysar
Tu - 12:10-2:00

Kysar
Tentative

Kysar
Tentative
973
Capstone on Waste in the Urban Environment: Technology, Policy, and Management

Miatto
Tu,Th - 2:30-3:50

Miatto
Tentative
977
Nature Based Carbon Solutions in the Urban Realm: The Yale Campus as a Case Study

Schmitz
Tu - 9:00-11:50
   
979
Climate Solutions Capstone: Sub-National Actors Clinic

Klee
Tu - 2:30-5:20

Klee
TBA - TBA
980
Social Justice in the Global Food System Capstone

Reynolds
Th - 2:30-5:20

Reynolds
Tentative
981
Climate, Animals, Food, and Environment Law & Policy Lab — Pre-Registration Deadline: June 25
   
Kysar
Tentative

Kysar
Tentative
982
Green Engineering and Sustainability
   
Zimmerman
TBA - TBA
983
Water Resource Science & Management Capstone
   
Benoit
Tentative
984
Energy and Climate Change Policy Practicum
   
Utech
Tentative
985
Capstone: Neighborhood Planning Workshop

Kooris
Tu - 4:00-6:50

Kooris
Tentative
991
Advanced Climate, Animals, Food, and Environment Law and Policy Lab (Pre-Registration Deadline: August 15)

Kysar
TBA - TBA

Kysar
Tentative

Kysar
Tentative