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EARTH 1A: Know Your Planet: Research Frontiers

You are interested in the challenges that face our planet, but you are not sure about the career opportunities in the earth, energy, and environmental sciences. The breadth of possibilities will surprise you! In this course, you will meet faculty working on a diverse array of environmental problems, learn about the career paths of working professionals in the earth sciences, and hear from expert panels about post-graduation pathways available to you in the earth, energy, and environmental sciences. Open to all students. May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut | Units: 1 | Repeatable 3 times (up to 3 units total)
Instructors: Yau, A. (PI)

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 3 times (up to 3 units total)

EARTH 1C: Know Your Planet: Science in the Field

Science isn't just in labs or on computer screens. From mountains, deserts, and forests to oceans, ice fields, and clouds, Stanford researchers work in a wide variety of locations, studying processes and phenomena where they happen. This course will give students the opportunity to engage with some of those researchers. You¿ll hear about different ways fieldwork is done, the questions being researched and what ¿fieldwork¿ means today. This course consists of a lecture by a different Stanford Earth researcher each week. There will also be up to 2-hours of readings, virtual field trips, or other associated activities outside of the class time each week. Open to all students.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable 3 times (up to 3 units total)

EARTH 1D: Know Your Planet: Earth in the Lab

Interested in the challenges that face our planet, but not sure how scientists answer Earth's big questions in a small laboratory? In this course, we will tackle the big questions in little spaces - and you will explore how real labs answer very real questions. You will meet faculty working on a diverse array of environmental problems and take tours of their laboratories to understand how observations in the lab are at the heart of scientific discovery. Open to all students.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1

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

EARTH 15: Living on the Edge (GEOLSCI 5)

A weekend field trip along the Pacific Coast. Tour local beaches, geology, and landforms with expert guides from the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences. Enjoy a BBQ dinner and stay overnight in tents along the coast. Get to know faculty and graduate students in Stanford Earth. Transportation, meals, and camping equipment are provided at no cost to student participants. AY2020-21 offering is dependent on the COVID-19 health situation.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1
Instructors: Grove, M. (PI)

EARTH 42: Moving and Shaking in the Bay Area (GEOLSCI 42)

Active faulting and erosion in the Bay Area, and its effects upon landscapes. Earth science concepts and skills through investigation of the valley, mountain, and coastal areas around Stanford. Faulting associated with the San Andreas Fault, coastal processes along the San Mateo coast, uplift of the mountains by plate tectonic processes, and landsliding in urban and mountainous areas. Field excursions; student projects.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: WAY-AQR, WAY-SMA

EARTH 100: Research Preparation for Undergraduates

For undergraduates planning to conduct research during the summer with faculty in the School of Earth, Energy & EnvironmentaL Sciences. Readings, oral presentations, proposal development. May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable 2 times (up to 2 units total)

EARTH 115: Wrigley Field Program in Hawaii Preparation

Preparatory course for the Wrigley Field Program in Hawaii. This course will introduce students to the faculty and topics that will be covered during the fall program. It will also include logistics content, readings, and an introduction to Hawaiian history and culture. Instructor approval required. Open only to students accepted to the 2020 Wrigley program.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1

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

Environmental disasters are striking with alarming frequency. Many, including wildfires and ecosystem collapse, are hitting California. The winter 2019 Hard Earth series will feature biweekly talks by Stanford graduate students whose research probes how people are coping with, adapting to, and changing their lives in the face of environmental catastrophe. Their talks will focus on events close to home in California. Students who choose to enroll in the entire quarterly series as a 1-unit class will, in the weeks between the talks, discuss what's happening in California in the context of the rest of the world.
Terms: Win | Units: 1
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