Courses of Interest to IGC in Fall 2018

NEW COURSE |  Advanced Careers in Conservation

Dr. Ashely Dayer is offering a new course this fall that is designed to introduce graduate students to the diversity of conservation career options available, enhance awareness of how to be competitive for those positions, and build their skills in exploring careers and networking.

Graduate students:
  • Not sure what career path is the right fit for you?
  • Interested in non-academic jobs but don’t know where to start?
  • Heard that networking is important to finding your dream job but don’t have the skills?

This is your class!

Flyer (PDF): Adv Careers in Conservation

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FIW 6004: Adv Careers in Conservation  |  T 3-4 pm  |  CRN: 90926  |  1 credit seminar 

COURSE OF INTEREST |  Ecosystems and Climate

Dr. Quinn Thomas is teaching a course titled Ecosystems and Climate, suited for students interested in learning more about climate change.  The course is an exploration into the fundamentals of terrestrial ecosystem and climate interactions. It will challenge students to think about the Earth as a system, climate change, and the role of the biosphere in climate patterns.

The central teaching tool is the incremental development of a simple Earth System model, in the programing language R,  that addresses key mechanisms in ecosystem and climate dynamics. No prior experience in R programing is required, just a desire to learn it quickly through the course.

Course Syllabus (PDF):  Eco Clim Fall 2018 Syllabus

FREC 5204: Ecosystems and Climate |  MW 9:05-9:55 am & T 3-5 pm   |  CRN 89983  |  3 credits

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