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511
Ecological Foundations for Environmental Managers (Fall-2, Oct 24-Dec 9)

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

Schmitz
TBA - TBA
512
Microeconomic Foundations for Environmental Managers (Fall-1, Aug 31- Oct 12)

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

Kotchen
TBA - TBA
521
Physical Science Foundations for Environmental Managers

Anisfeld
Th - 10:30-11:50

Anisfeld
TBA - TBA
522
Social Science Foundations for Environmental Managers

Doolittle
Tu - 4:00-5:20

Doolittle
TBA - TBA
550
Natural Science Research Methods

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

Lauenroth
TBA - TBA
551
Qualitative Social Science Research Methods

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

Doolittle
TBA - TBA
552
Master's Student Research Colloquium

Faculty
TBA - TBA

Faculty
TBA - TBA
553
Perspectives: Environmental Leadership

Zimmerman
Tu - 9:00-10:20 & Discussion sections

Zimmerman
TBA - TBA
563
Yale Forest Forum Series: What Makes a High-Quality Forest Carbon Credit?

Bradford
Th - 11:30-12:50
   
564
Yale Forest Forum Series: Tropical Forest Carbon Credits

Gentry
Th - 11:30-12:50
   
573
Urban Ecology for Local and Regional Decision Making

Grove
W - 1:00-3:50

Grove
TBA - TBA
577
PSC: Environmental Communicator (Mar 28-Apr 25)

Vance
Tu - 6:00-8:00pm
   
586
Topics in Applied Aquatic Ecology

Freidenburg
Th - 1:00-2:20
   
588
Community Engagement & Coalition Building - A Practice-based Approach (Fall-1 Sept 12-Oct 17)

Stein
M - 5:30-8:20pm
   
592
Documentary Film Workshop

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

Musser
Tentative
595
Yale Environment Review

Kotchen
Th - 12:00-1:00

Kotchen
Tu - 4:00-5:00

Kotchen
TBA - TBA

Kotchen
TBA - TBA
598
Documentary and the Environment
   
Musser
Tentative
602
Ecosystems and Landscapes

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

Bradford
TBA - TBA
603
Environmental Data Visualization for Communication

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

Queenborough
TBA - TBA
604
Public Health Entrepreneurship & Intrapraneurship (Spring-2)

Chahine
2 sections M/W 10:10-11:30; M/W 1:00-2:20
   
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
608
Our Air, Our Health

Faculty
W - 10:00-11:50

Faculty
Tentative
609
Advanced Industrial Ecology Seminar: Global Approaches to Industrial Symbiosis

Chertow
W - 9:00-10:20 & 5:30-6:50
   
613
Writing as a Public Scholar

Wilson
Th - 1:00-3:50

Wilson
TBA - TBA
614
GHG Management: Practical Methods (Spring-1, Jan 23- Feb 27)

Faculty
M - 2:30-5:20
   
617
Real World Environmental Data Science

Grewal
Tu - 1:00-3:50
   
618
Anthropology of Smallholder Agriculture in Developing Countries

Carpenter
W - 9:00-11:50

Carpenter
TBA - TBA
619
Philosophical Environmental Ethics

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

Latham
TBA - TBA
621
The Ministry for the Future—Imagining the Potential for Global Climate Cooperation

Sanford
Th - 1:00-3:50
   
623
The Role of Methane in Global Climate Disruption: The Search for Solutions

Malone
Tu - 1:00-3:50
   
625
Writing Workshop (Spring-1 January 17-Feb 28)

Cohn
Tu - 1:00-3:50

Cohn
TBA - TBA
626
Writing for Publication in the Natural Sciences

Queenborough
Tu - 11:00-11:50

Queenborough
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
TBA - TBA
632
Intro to Social Entrepreneurship

Chahine
M,W - Two Sections: M/W 4:10-5:30 or M/W 6:00-7:20

Chahine
Tentative
633
Critical Race Theory
   
Torres
TBA - TBA
634
Ecology of Global Drylands

Lauenroth
Tu,Th - 9:00-10:20
   
635
Renewable Energy Project Finance

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

Gross
TBA - TBA
636
Carbon Removal as a Decarbonization Pathway (Spring-2 Mar 6-Apr 28)

O’Rourke
M - 2:30-5:20
   
637
A Toolkit for Communicating Environmental Science

Mooney
M - 9:00-11:50
   
640
Ethical Consumption: Promoting Workers’ Rights, Fair Prices, and Sustainability
   
Robinson
TBA - TBA
641
Market-Based Mechanisms for Water Management
Online
Kruse
Th - 1:00-3:50
   
642
Environmental Justice/Climate Justice

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

Torres
TBA - TBA
643
The Environment Project: Research, Methods, and Discourse

Faculty
Th - 11:00 - 12:50
   
645
Urbanization, Global Change and Sustainability

Seto
Tu - 9:00-11:50

Seto
TBA - TBA
646
Foundations of Agriculture and Environment

Wood
Tu - 2:30-5:20

Wood
TBA - TBA
647
Climate Change, Economic Inequality, and Human Health

Park
Tu,Th - 1:00-2:20
   
648
Organizing: People, Power, and Change
   
Robinson
TBA - TBA
650
Seminar in Wildland Fire Ecology and Management

Ashton
M - 4:00-5:20
   
651
Seminar in the Biosphere: History, Development, and Consequences

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

Berlyn
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
TBA - TBA
656
Physiology of Trees and Forests

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

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

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

Ashton
Tentative
660
Forest Ecology & Dynamics

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

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

Ashton
Tentative

Ashton
Tentative
670
Southern Forest and Forestry Field Trip

Orefice
Tentative

Faculty
Tentative
671
Woody Plant Taxonomy and Dendrology

Duguid
Th - 1:00-5:00

Duguid
TBA - TBA
677
Ecological Restoration
   
Duguid
TBA - TBA
679
Plant Ecophysiology

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

Brodersen
TBA - TBA
683
Seminar in Tropical Forest Restoration
   
Ashton
Tentative
684
Forest Finance

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

Spalding
Tentative
685
Theory and Practice for Engaging Landholders and Communities in Conserving and Restoring Tropical Forest Landscapes

Garen
M,W - 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
694
Invasive Species: Ecology, Policy, and Management

Duguid
Tu,Th - 10:00-11:20
   
695
Yale Forest Forum Series: (Re)Considering Planted Forests for the 21st Century

Ashton
Tu - 11:30-12:50
   
696
YFF:Smallholder, Non-Industrial Planted Forests and Trees: For climate, biodiversity and livelihoods

Ashton
Tu - 12:00-2:00
   
704
Workshop on Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry with Drones
   
Lee
TBA - TBA
706
Organic Pollutants in the Environment

Anisfeld
M,W - 1:00-2:15
   
709
Lectures, Discussions and Applications of Soil Science
   
Bradford
TBA - TBA
712
Water Management

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

Anisfeld
TBA - TBA
713
Coastal Ecosystems
   
Anisfeld
TBA - TBA
715
Case Studies in Water Management: Rural-Urban Linkages

Anisfeld
W - 1:00-3:50

Anisfeld
TBA - TBA
716
Renewable Energy

Oristaglio
M,W - 9:00-10:15

Smith
Tentative
717
Tropical Field Ecology

Comita
W - 10:30-11:50

Comita
TBA - TBA
723
Wetlands Ecology, Conservation & Management

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

Freidenburg
TBA - TBA
725
Water, Energy, and Food Interconnections in a Changing Climate

Saiers
M,W - 2:30-3:50
   
726
Observing Earth from Space

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

Lee
TBA - TBA
727
Global Food Challenges

Wargo
W - 1:00-3:50

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 - 10:30-11:45
   
731
Tropical Field Botany

Michelangeli
Th - 1:00-3:50
   
734
Biological Oceanography

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

Decker
TBA - TBA
735
Hydrologic Science for Environmental Managers

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

Saiers
TBA - TBA
742
Fundamentals of Working with People

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

DeCew
Tentative
744
Conservation Science and Landscape Planning

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

Schmitz
TBA - TBA
746
Conservation Ethics

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

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 - 1:00-2:15

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 - 5:30-6:50

Vedder
TBA - TBA
761
Negotiating International Agreements: The Case of Climate Change

Biniaz
M - 1:30-3:20
   
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
W - 8:00-10:50
   
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
Th - 4:00-6:50

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

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

Anastas
TBA - TBA
773
Air Pollution Control (APC)

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

Gentner
Tentative
775
Federal Indian Law

Torres
Tu,Th - 2:10-3:35
   
777
Water Quality Control
   
Kim
Tentative
781
Applied Spatial Statistics

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

Gregoire
TBA - TBA
782
Globalization Space: International Infrastructure and Extrastatecraft
   
Easterling
Tentative
785
Material Flow Analysis for the Circular Economy

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

Miatto
Tentative
789
Energy and Development

Rao
Tu - 1:00-3:50
   
795
Nature as Capital: Merging Ecological and Economic Models (Class begins Jan 30th)

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

Fenichel
TBA - TBA
796
Biopolitics of Human-Nonhuman Relations

Dove
Th - 1:00-3:50
   
799
Sustainable Development Goals and Implementation

Geballe
Tu,Th - 11:35-12:50
   
800
Energy Economics and Policy Analysis

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

Faculty
TBA - TBA
803
Green Markets: Voluntary and Information Based Approaches to Environmental Management
   
Kotchen
TBA - TBA
804
Economics of Environmental & Natural Resource Management

Mendelsohn
M,W - 10:30-11:20
   
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
Corporate Sustainability Strategy and Management

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

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 - 2:30-5:20

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

Kooris
Tu - 4:00-6:50

Kooris
TBA - TBA
820
Land Use Law and Environmental Planning

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

Shansky
TBA - TBA
821
Environmental Policymaking: From Local to Global

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

Sanford
Tentative
822
Strategic Communication: Presenting Effectively in a Virtual World (see description for section times and dates)

Reich
TBA - TBA

Reich
Tentative
823
Energy Law and Policy (Follows Law School Calendar)

Elliott
Tu - 2:10-4:00
   
824
Environmental Law and Policy

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

Klee
TBA - TBA
834
Environmental Economics and Policy

Conte
W - 9:00-11:50

Faculty
TBA - TBA
835
Seminar on Land Use Planning

Bacher
W - 10:30-11:50

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

Bacher
online

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

Faculty
W - 1:00-5:20

Faculty
Tentative
838
Life Cycle Assessment

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

Yao
TBA - TBA
839
Power in Conservation

Carpenter
Tu - 1:00-3:50

Carpenter
TBA - TBA
840
Climate Change Policy and Perspectives

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

Klee
TBA - TBA
850
International Organizations and Conferences

Boyd
Tu - 4:30-6:50
Tentative (No Semester)
852
Food Systems and US Environmental Law (follows Yale law calendar)

Lehner
W - 4:10-6:00
   
855
Climate Change Mitigation in Urban Areas (Dates TBD)
   
Seto
TBA - TBA
860
Understanding Environmental Campaigns and Policymaking: Strategies and Tactics

Northrop
Tu - 2:30-5:20

Northrop
Tentative
861
Sustainable Development Law and Governance

Faculty
Tu - 10:10-12:00
   
863
Sustainable Finance Policy & Regulation

De Arriba-Sellier
M,W - 1:00-2:20
   
865
[The] Law of the Sea

Faculty
Tu - 10:10-12:00
   
878
Climate and Society: Past to Present

Dove
Th - 1:00-3:50

Dove
TBA - TBA
884
Industrial Ecology

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

Faculty
Tentative
891
Biology of Insect Disease Vectors
    Tentative (No Semester)
892
Introduction to Planning and Development

Garvin
Tentative

Garvin
Tentative
893
Principles of Risk Assessment

Faculty
F - 3:00-4:50

Vasiliou
Tentative
894
Green Building: Issues and Perspectives

Kops
Th - 9:00-11:50

Kops
Tentative
896
Public Health Toxicology

Vasiliou
Th - 1:00-2:50; F, 1:00-1:50

Vasiliou
Tentative
897
Environmental and Occupational Exposure Science
   
Faculty
Tentative
898
Environment and Human Health
   
Bell
TBA - TBA
900
Doctoral Student Seminar and Responsible Conduct of Research

Raymond
W - 1:00-3:50

Raymond
TBA - TBA
902
Environmental Anthropology Colloquy

Dove
F - 1:00-4:00

Dove
F - 1:00-4:00

Dove
TBA - TBA
905
Doctoral Seminar in Environmental and Energy Economics

Gillingham
W - 12:00-2:50
   
907
Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Sustainable Laboratory Seminar

Taylor
Th - 1:00-3:50

Taylor
TBA - TBA
909
JEDSI Seminar II: Advancements in Environmental Justice Research

Taylor
Th - 1:00-3:50
   
910
Survival Skills for Doctoral Students

Lauenroth
Th - 1:00-3:00
   
951
Strategic Environmental Communication

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

Leiserowitz
TBA - TBA
953
Sustainable Business Capstone Consulting

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

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

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

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

Ashton
W - 5:00-7:00

Ashton
Tentative

Ashton
Tentative
956
Strategies for Land Conversation

Gentry
Tu - 2:30-5:20

Gentry
TBA - TBA
957
Field Skills in Land Stewardship

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

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

Bozzi
Th - 1:00-2:50

Bozzi
Tu - 3:00-4:50

Faculty
Tentative

Faculty
Tentative
962
Tribal Resources and Sovereignty-Clinic

Gonzalez-Rogers
W - 9:00-11:50

Gonzalez-Rogers
W - 9:00-11:50
   
968
Strategy and Grand Strategy in Large Scale Conservation

Clark
W - 2:30-5:20
   
970
Environmental Protection Clinic Policy and Advocacy (Follows Law School Calendar)

Kysar
Tu - 12:10-2:00

Kysar
Tu - 12:10-2:00

Kysar
TBA - TBA

Kysar
TBA - TBA
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
979
Climate Solutions Capstone: Sub-National Actors
   
Klee
TBA - TBA
980
Social Justice in the Global Food System Capstone
Hybrid
Reynolds
Th - 2:30-5:20

Reynolds
TBA - TBA
982
Green Engineering and Sustainability

Zimmerman
Tu,Th - 9:00-10:15
   
985
Capstone: Neighborhood Planning Workshop

Kooris
Tu - 4:00-6:50

Kooris
TBA - TBA
990
Climate, Animals, Food, and Environment Law & Policy Lab (“CAFE Lab”)

Kysar
M - 4:10-6:00

Kysar
M - 6:10-8:00
   
991
Advanced Climate, Animals, Food, and Environment Law and Policy Lab

Kysar
M - 6:10-8:00

Kysar
Tentative

Kysar
Tentative