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EARTH 1B: Know Your Planet: Big Earth

Interested in Big Data and how to apply it to global environmental and sustainability challenges? This course provides an introduction to Big Data and its applications in solving global challenges such as meeting global energy needs, food and water security, climate change, and natural hazards. The first half of the course will focus on foundational concepts of Big Data; the second half of the course will focus on applications of Big Data while introducing students to Stanford Earth alumni who are currently using these concepts in their work. May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Win | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Dunbar, R. (PI)

EARTH 2: Climate and Society

How and why is the climate changing? How might a changing climate affect human society? And what can we do to alter the course of climate change and adapt to any climatic changes that do occur? This course provides an introduction to the natural science and social science of climate change. The focus is on what science tells us about the causes, consequences, and solutions to climate change, as well as on how scientific progress is made on these issues.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: WAY-SMA | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

EARTH 14: Our National Parks (EARTH 114A, GS 14, GS 114A)

Explore the history and natural science of three national parks proximal to Stanford. Under the guidance of instructors, students will work in teams to learn about chosen aspects of these parks, develop dynamic self-guided tours for public consumption, and implement (and publish) these tours using the XibitEd app for iPhones. Students will learn how to present their findings to a general, non-scientific audience, delineate physical locations at which storytelling will take place through the XibitEd system, and create and configure the content for the system. The course will culminate in the publishing of the experiential learning tours, as well as a weekend-long field trip to the Pinnacles National Park
Terms: Win | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Hilley, G. (PI)

EARTH 114A: Our National Parks (EARTH 14, GS 14, GS 114A)

Explore the history and natural science of three national parks proximal to Stanford. Under the guidance of instructors, students will work in teams to learn about chosen aspects of these parks, develop dynamic self-guided tours for public consumption, and implement (and publish) these tours using the XibitEd app for iPhones. Students will learn how to present their findings to a general, non-scientific audience, delineate physical locations at which storytelling will take place through the XibitEd system, and create and configure the content for the system. The course will culminate in the publishing of the experiential learning tours, as well as a weekend-long field trip to the Pinnacles National Park
Terms: Win | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Hilley, G. (PI)

EARTH 126Y: Hard Earth: Stanford Graduate-Student Talks Exploring Tough Environmental Dilemmas (CEE 126Y)

Stanford's graduate students are a trove of knowledge -- and, just as important, curiosity -- about environmental sustainability. This seminar will feature talks by graduate students that explore the biggest, most bedeviling questions about environmental sustainability locally and around the world. The course will be structured as follows: every other week, we will hear hour-long graduate student talks about sustainability questions and their research, and on the off weeks, we will discuss the unanswered, debatable questions that relate to the previous week's talk.
Terms: Win | Units: 1 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Lepech, M. (PI)

EARTH 131: Pathways in Sustainability Careers (EARTHSYS 131)

Interactive, seminar-style sessions expose students to diverse career pathways in sustainability. Professionals from a variety of careers discuss their work, their career development and decision-points in their career pathways, as well as life style aspects of their choices.
Terms: Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

EARTH 191: Stanford EARTH Field Courses (GS 191)

Four- to seven-day field trips to locations of geologic and environmental interest. Includes trips offered during Thanksgiving and Spring breaks. May be repeated for credit. The Winter 2018 trip is March 24-29, 2018 in Owens Valley and Death Valley. If you are interested in participating in this course, complete this form: https://goo.gl/forms/1DFmnIfc7EY7bPug1.
Terms: Win | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

EARTH 310: Computational Geosciences Seminar

Weekly lectures focusing on high-performance computing in geoscientific research by experts from academia, national laboratories, industry, and doctoral students. May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Win | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Biondi, B. (PI)

EARTH 400: Directed Research

Independent research for graduate student projects.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 3 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

EARTH 401: Curricular Practical Training

Curricular Practical Training
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
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