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511
Ecological Foundations for Environmental Managers

Schmitz
TBA - TBA

Schmitz
TBA - TBA
512
Microeconomic Foundations for Environmental Managers

Kotchen
TBA - TBA

Kotchen
TBA - TBA
521
Physical Science Foundations for Environmental Managers

Anisfeld
TBA - TBA

Anisfeld
TBA - TBA
522
Social Science Foundations for Environmental Managers

Doolittle
TBA - TBA

Doolittle
TBA - TBA
550
Natural Science Research Methods

Lauenroth
TBA - TBA

Lauenroth
TBA - TBA
551
Qualitative Social Science Research Methods

Doolittle
TBA - TBA

Doolittle
TBA - TBA
552
Master's Student Research Colloquium

Faculty
TBA - TBA

Faculty
TBA - TBA
553
Perspectives: Environmental Leadership

Zimmerman
TBA - TBA

Zimmerman
TBA - TBA
561
Energy Justice Seminar
    Tentative (No Semester)
563
What Makes a High-Quality Forest Carbon Credit

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

Grove
TBA - TBA

Grove
TBA - TBA
577
PSC: Environmental Communicator (Dates TBD)

Vance
Tentative

Vance
Tentative
588
Community Engagement & Coalition Building - A Practice-based Approach (Fall-1 Sept 6-Oct 11)

Faculty
TBA - TBA
   
592
Documentary Film Workshop

Musser
TBA - TBA

Musser
Tentative
595
Yale Environment Review

Kotchen
TBA - TBA

Kotchen
TBA - TBA

Kotchen
TBA - TBA

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

Bradford
TBA - TBA

Bradford
TBA - TBA
603
Environmental Data Visualization & Communication

Queenborough
TBA - TBA

Queenborough
TBA - TBA
605
Environmental Risk Communication

Schwarz
TBA - TBA

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

Faculty
TBA - TBA

Faculty
Tentative
608
Air Pollution and Public Health

Faculty
TBA - TBA

Faculty
Tentative
613
Writing as a Public Scholar

Wilson
TBA - TBA

Wilson
Tentative
617
Real World Environmental Data Science

Grewal
TBA - TBA
   
618
Anthropology of Smallholder Agriculture in Developing Countries

Carpenter
TBA - TBA

Carpenter
TBA - TBA
619
Philosophical Environmental Ethics

Latham
TBA - TBA

Latham
TBA - TBA
625
Writing Workshop

Cohn
TBA - TBA

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

Queenborough
TBA - TBA

Queenborough
TBA - TBA
630
The Physical Science of Climate Change

Raymond
TBA - TBA

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

Chahine
Tentative

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

Lauenroth
TBA - TBA
   
635
Renewable Energy Project Finance

Gross
TBA - TBA

Gross
Tentative
640
Ethical Consumption: Promoting Workers’ Rights, Fair Prices, and Sustainability

Robinson
TBA - TBA

Robinson
TBA - TBA
642
Environmental Justice/Climate Justice

Torres
TBA - TBA

Torres
TBA - TBA
645
Urbanization, Global Change and Sustainability

Seto
TBA - TBA

Seto
TBA - TBA
646
Foundations of Agriculture and Environment

Wood
TBA - TBA

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

Faculty
TBA - TBA
   
648
Organizing: People, Power, and Change

Robinson
TBA - TBA

Robinson
TBA - TBA
651
Seminar in the Biosphere: History, Development, and Consequences

Berlyn
TBA - TBA

Berlyn
Tentative
653
Maple: From Tree to Table

Orefice
TBA - TBA

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

Berlyn
TBA - TBA

Berlyn
TBA - TBA
656
Physiology of Trees and Forests

Berlyn
TBA - TBA

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

Ashton
TBA - TBA

Ashton
Tentative
660
Forest Ecology & Dynamics

Duguid
TBA - TBA

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
TBA - TBA

Duguid
TBA - TBA
674
Seminar in Forest Ecosystem Health and Stability in a Changing Climate
   
Ashton
Tentative
677
Ecological Restoration
   
Duguid
TBA - TBA
679
Plant Ecophysiology

Brodersen
TBA - TBA

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

Spalding
TBA - TBA

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

Garen
Tentative

Garen
Tentative
688
Forest Management and Operations

Orefice
TBA - TBA

Orefice
TBA - TBA
692
Science and Practice of Temperate Agroforestry

Orefice
TBA - TBA

Orefice
TBA - TBA
694
Invasive Species: Ecology, Policy, and Management

Duguid
TBA - TBA
   
695
Yale Forest Forum Speaker Series: (Re)Considering intensively managed planted forests for the 21st Century

Ashton
TBA - TBA
   
704
Workshop on Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry with Drones
   
Lee
TBA - TBA
706
Organic Pollutants in the Environment

Anisfeld
TBA - TBA
   
708
Aquatic Chemistry

Benoit
TBA - TBA

Benoit
TBA - TBA
709
Lectures, Discussions and Applications of Soil Science
   
Bradford
TBA - TBA
712
Water Management

Anisfeld
TBA - TBA

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

Saiers
TBA - TBA

Saiers
TBA - TBA
715
Case Studies in Water Management: Rural-Urban Linkages

Anisfeld
TBA - TBA

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

Comita
TBA - TBA

Comita
TBA - TBA
723
Wetlands Ecology, Conservation & Management

Freidenburg
TBA - TBA

Freidenburg
TBA - TBA
724
Watershed Cycles and Processes

Saiers
TBA - TBA

Saiers
TBA - TBA
726
Observing Earth from Space

Lee
TBA - TBA

Lee
TBA - TBA
727
Global Food Challenges

Wargo
TBA - TBA

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

Reuning-Scherer
TBA - TBA

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

Benoit
TBA - TBA

Benoit
TBA - TBA
731
Tropical Field Botany

Michelangeli
TBA - TBA
   
734
Biological Oceanography

Decker
TBA - TBA

Decker
TBA - TBA
742
Fundamentals of Working with People

DeCew
Tentative

DeCew
Tentative
744
Conservation Science and Landscape Planning

Schmitz
TBA - TBA

Schmitz
TBA - TBA
746
Conservation Ethics

Schmitz
TBA - TBA
   
750
Writing the World

Klinkenborg
TBA - TBA

Klinkenborg
TBA - TBA
751
Sampling Methodology and Practice

Gregoire
TBA - TBA

Gregoire
TBA - TBA
753
Regression Modeling of Ecological and Environmental Data

Gregoire
TBA - TBA

Gregoire
TBA - TBA
755
Modeling Geographic Space

Tomlin
TBA - TBA

Tomlin
TBA - TBA
756
Modeling Geographic Objects

Tomlin
TBA - TBA

Tomlin
TBA - TBA
757
Data Exploration and Analysis

Reuning-Scherer
TBA - TBA

Reuning-Scherer
TBA - TBA

Reuning-Scherer
TBA - TBA

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

Reuning-Scherer
TBA - TBA

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

Dove
TBA - TBA

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

Vedder
TBA - TBA

Vedder
TBA - TBA
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
TBA - TBA

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

Vedder
TBA - TBA

Vedder
TBA - TBA
770
Western Lands and Communities Field Clinic: Research to Practice
   
Farrell
TBA - TBA
771
Fundamentals of Green Engineering and Green Chemistry

Anastas
TBA - TBA

Anastas
TBA - TBA
773
Air Pollution Control (APC)

Gentner
TBA - TBA

Gentner
Tentative
777
Water Quality Control
   
Kim
Tentative
781
Applied Spatial Statistics

Gregoire
TBA - TBA

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

Easterling
Tentative

Easterling
Tentative
789
Energy and Development

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

Dove
TBA - TBA
   
800
Energy Economics and Policy Analysis

Gillingham
TBA - TBA

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
TBA - TBA
   
805
Seminar on Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

Gillingham
TBA - TBA

Gillingham
TBA - TBA

Gillingham
TBA - TBA

Gillingham
TBA - TBA
807
Corporate Sustainability Strategy and Management

Chertow
TBA - TBA

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

Cort
Tentative

Cort
Tentative
814
Energy Systems Analysis

Rao
TBA - TBA

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

Reilly
TBA - TBA

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

Kooris
TBA - TBA

Kooris
TBA - TBA
819
Strategies for Land Conservation

Gentry
TBA - TBA

Gentry
Tentative
820
Land Use Law and Environmental Planning

Shansky
TBA - TBA

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

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

Reich
Tentative

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

Elliott
TBA - TBA
   
824
Environmental Law and Policy

Klee
TBA - TBA

Klee
TBA - TBA
834
Environmental Economics and Policy

Conte
TBA - TBA

Faculty
TBA - TBA
835
Seminar on Land Use Planning

Bacher
TBA - TBA

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

Bacher
TBA - TBA

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

Faculty
TBA - TBA

Faculty
Tentative
838
Life Cycle Assessment

Yao
TBA - TBA

Yao
TBA - TBA
839
Power in Conservation

Carpenter
TBA - TBA

Carpenter
TBA - TBA
840
Climate Change Policy and Perspectives

Klee
TBA - TBA

Esty
Tentative
850
International Organizations and Conferences
    Tentative (No Semester)
852
Food Systems and US Environmental Law (follows Yale law calendar)

Faculty
TBA - TBA
   
855
Climate Change Mitigation in Urban Areas (Dates TBD)
   
Seto
TBA - TBA
860
Understanding Environmental Campaigns and Policymaking: Strategies and Tactics

Northrop
TBA - TBA

Northrop
Tentative
878
Climate and Society: Past to Present

Dove
TBA - TBA

Dove
TBA - TBA
884
Industrial Ecology

Faculty
TBA - TBA

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

Garvin
Tentative

Garvin
Tentative
893
Principles of Risk Assessment

Vasiliou
TBA - TBA

Vasiliou
Tentative
894
Green Building: Issues and Perspectives

Faculty
TBA - TBA

Kops
Tentative
896
Public Health Toxicology

Vasiliou
TBA - TBA

Vasiliou
Tentative
897
Environmental and Occupational Exposure Science

Faculty
Tentative

Faculty
Tentative
898
Environment and Human Health
   
Bell
TBA - TBA
900
Doctoral Student Seminar and Responsible Conduct of Research

Raymond
TBA - TBA

Raymond
TBA - TBA
902
Environmental Anthropology Research Lab

Dove
TBA - TBA

Dove
TBA - TBA

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

Gillingham
TBA - TBA
   
907
Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Sustainable Laboratory Seminar

Taylor
TBA - TBA

Taylor
TBA - TBA
910
Survival Skills for Doctoral Students

Lauenroth
TBA - TBA
   
951
Strategic Environmental Communication

Leiserowitz
TBA - TBA

Leiserowitz
TBA - TBA
952
Political Ecology of Conservation and Restoration of Tropical Forest Landscapes
    Tentative (No Semester)
953
Sustainable Business Capstone Consulting
   
Boyd
Tentative
954
Management Plans for Protected Areas (includes Friday and Saturday Field trips)

Faculty
TBA - TBA

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

Ashton
Tentative

Ashton
Tentative

Ashton
Tentative

Ashton
Tentative
957
Field Skills in Land Stewardship

Ashton
TBA - TBA

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

Boyd
Tentative

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

Faculty
TBA - TBA

Faculty
TBA - TBA

Faculty
Tentative

Faculty
Tentative
960
Climate Solutions Capstone: Nature Based Solutions Clinic
   
Gentry
Tentative
962
Tribal Resources and Sovereignty-Clinic

Faculty
TBA - TBA

Faculty
TBA - TBA
   
970
Environmental Protection Clinic Policy and Advocacy (Follows Law School Calendar)

Kysar
TBA - TBA

Kysar
TBA - TBA

Kysar
TBA - TBA

Kysar
TBA - TBA
971
Land Use Clinic

Bacher
TBA - TBA

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

Kysar
TBA - TBA

Kysar
TBA - TBA

Kysar
Tentative

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

Miatto
Tentative

Miatto
Tentative
979
Climate Solutions Capstone: Sub-National Actors

Klee
TBA - TBA

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

Reynolds
TBA - TBA

Reynolds
TBA - TBA
982
Green Engineering and Sustainability
    Tentative (No Semester)
983
Water Resource Science & Management Capstone
   
Benoit
Tentative
984
Energy and Climate Change Policy Practicum
    Tentative (No Semester)
985
Capstone: Neighborhood Planning Workshop

Kooris
TBA - TBA

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

Kysar
TBA - TBA

Kysar
TBA - TBA
   
991
Advanced Climate, Animals, Food, and Environment Law and Policy Lab
   
Kysar
Tentative

Kysar
Tentative