Undergrad Courses Applicable to a Concentration in Environment-Society Relations
GEOG 1001 Environmental Systems 1: Climate & Vegetation**
GEOG 1011 Environmental Systems 2: Landscapes & Water**
Two of the following four courses are prerequisites to all (human geography) upper-division courses listed further below.
GEOG 1982 World Regional Geography
GEOG 1992 Human Geographies
GEOG 2002 Geographies of Global Change
GEOG 2412 Environment and Culture
Upper Division Courses. Additional prerequisites may be listed.
GEOG 3251 Mountain Geography
GEOG 3301 Analysis of Climate and Weather Observations**
GEOG 3351 Biogeography
GEOG 3402 Natural Hazards
GEOG 3412 Conservation Practice and Resource Management
GEOG 3422 Conservation Thought
GEOG 3511 Introduction to Hydrology**
GEOG 3601 Principles of Climate**
GEOG 3682 Geography of International Development
GEOG 3812 Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean
GEOG 3822 Geography of China**
GEOG 3862 Geography of Africa
GEOG 4401 Soils Geography (Prereq: GEOG 1011; Recommended Prereq: inorganic chemistry)
GEOG 4430 Seminar: Conservation Trends**
GEOG 4501 Water Resources and Water Management in the Western US GEOG 4742 Environments and Peoples**
GEOG 4632 Development Geography
GEOG 4812 Environment and Development in South America**
GEOG 4822 Environment and Development in China**
GEOG 4852 Health and Medical Geography**
**core curriculum course
Undergrad Courses in other Departments Related to Environment-Society Relations
Caution: These courses do not count as hours in the Geography Major.
Check with the appropriate department for the prerequisites for these courses.
CHEM 1011 Environmental Chemistry 1**
CHEM 1031 Environmental Chemistry 2**
ECON 2010 Principles of Microeconomics**
ECON 2020 Principles of Macroeconomics**
ECON 3535 Natural Resource Economics**
ECON 3545 Environmental Economics**
EBIO 1210 General Biology 1**
EBIO 1220 General Biology 2**
EBIO 2040 Principles of Ecology**
EBIO 3040 Conservation Biology
EBIO 3180 Global Ecology**
GEOL 3040 Global Change: The Recent Geological Record**
GEOL 3520 Environmental Issues in Geosciences**
PHIL 3140 Environmental Ethics**
PHYS 3070 Energy and the Environment**
PSCI 3201 The Environment and Public Policy
**core curriculum course
Selected Publications by Faculty and Graduate Students associated with environment-society relations
Boykoff, M. T. (2013). Public Enemy No. 1? Understanding Media Representations of Outlier Views on Climate Change. American Behavioral Scientist.
Boykoff, M. T. and S. K. Olson. (2013). 'Wise contrarians’: A keystone species in contemporary climate science, politics and policy. Celebrity Studies 4 (3) 276-291.
Boykoff, M. T. and T. Yulsman. (2013). Political economy, media, and climate change: Sinews of modern life. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change.
Boykoff, M. T., A. Ghosh, and K. Venkateswaran. (2013). Media Coverage of Discourse on Adaptation: Competing Visions of 'Success' in the Indian Context . Successful Adaptation to Climate Change, Ed. S. Moser and M. Boykoff, 237-252, Routledge, isbn: 978-0-415-52500-8.
Moser, S. C. and M. T. Boykoff. (2013). Climate Change and Adaptation Success: The Scope of the Challenge . Successful Adaptation to Climate Change, Ed. S. Moser and M. Boykoff, 1-33, Routledge, isbn: 978-0-415-52500-8.
Goldman, M.J. (2011). Strangers in their own land: Maasai and wildlife conservation in northern Tanzania. Conservation and Society 9(1):65-79.
Goldman, M.J., P. Nadasdy, and M.D. Turner, eds. (2011). Knowing Nature: Conversations at the intersection of political ecology and science studies. Chicago: University of Chicago University Press .
Goldman, M.J., J. Roque de Pinho and J. Perry. (2010). Maintaining complex relations with large cats: Maasai and Lions in Kenya and Tanzania. Human Dimensions of Wildlife 15 (5), 332-246 .
Goldman, M. (2009). Constructing Connectivity? Conservation corridors and conservation politics in East African rangelands. Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 99 (2):335-359
Goldman, M. (2007). Tracking wildebeest, locating knowledge: Maasai and conservation biology understandings of wildebeest behavior in Northern Tanzania. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 25: 307-331.
Fleishman, E., J. Belnap, N. Cobb, C. Enquist, K. Ford, G. MacDonald, M. Pellant, T. Schoennagel, L. Schmit, M. Schwartz, S. van Drunick, A. Westerling, A. Keyser, and R. Lucas. (2013). Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwest United States: a Technical Report Prepared for the U.S. National Climate Assessment. Natural Ecosystems. Chapter 8, in: Garfin, G., A. Jardine, R. Meredeth, M.Black, and S. LeRoy (eds.) A report by the Southwest Climate Alliance. Washington, DC: Island Press.
Chapman, T.B., T.T. Veblen, T. Schoennagel. (2012). Spatio-temporal patterns of mountain pine beetle activity in the southern Rocky Mountains. Ecology. 93(10): 2175-2185.
Schoennagel, T., T.T. Veblen, J.F. Negron, J.M. Smith. (2012). Effects of mountain pine beetle on fuels and expected fire behavior in lodgepole pine forests, Colorado, USA. PLoS ONE. 7(1): e30002
Schoennagel, T., R.L. Sherriff, T.T. Veblen. (2011). Fire history and tree recruitment in the upper montane zone of the Colorado Front Range: Implications for forest restoration. Ecological Applications. 21(6): 2210-2222.
Schoennagel, T., C.R. Nelson. 2010. (2010). Restoration relevance of recent National Fire Plan treatments in forests of the Western US. Frontiers in Ecology and Environment. 9(5): 271–277
Yeh, Emily T. and Chris Coggins, editors. (2014). Mapping Shangrila: Contested Landcapes in the Sino-Tibetan Borderlands. University of Washington Press.
Yeh, Emily T. (2013). Blazing pelts and burning passions: Nationalism,
cultural politics and spectacular decommodification in Tibet. Journal of Asian Studies. 72(2): 319-334.
Yeh, Emily T. (2013). Taming Tibet: Landscape Transformation and the Gift of Chinese Development. Cornell University Press.
Yeh, Emily T. and Kunga T. Lama. (2013). Following the caterpillar fungus: Nature,commodity chains and the place of Tibet in China's uneven geographies. Social & Cultural Geography 14(3):318-340.
Yeh, Emily T. (2012). Transnational environmentalism and entanglements of
sovereignty: The tiger campaign across the Himalayas. Political Geography 31:418-428