Natural Resources & Earth Systems Science (NRES)

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NRES 995 - Independent Study

Credits: 1-4

Equivalent(s): NRP 995

NRES 996 - Environmental Science Seminar

Credits: 0

This course exposes students to a wide range of interdisciplinary presentations and interaction with accomplished speakers from across the country representing a variety of environmental science fields. Seminars address topics such as marine ecology, water resources management, agricultural ecology, climate change and its impacts, soil science, natural resources protection, microbial communities, ecosystem ecology, environmental policy and ethics, geology, forestry, carbon modeling, biochemistry, small mammal ecology, and other subjects of interest.

NRES 997 - Interdisciplinary Research in Natural Resources and Earth and Environmental Sciences

Credits: 1

This course provides NRESS students opportunities to build a peer network, discuss the nature of interdisciplinary/transdisciplinary research, and read papers from Natural Resources and Earth Systems primary literature. Weekly discussion of topics relevant to interdisciplinary research and careers, along with several guest speakers, are included. The course is facilitated by the NRESS faculty chair, and is required for incoming NRESS students.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 2 credits.

NRES 999 - Doctoral Research

Credits: 0


Equivalent(s): NRP 999