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 1962 Geographies of Global Change (formerly GEOG 2002)
GEOG 1972 Environment-Society Geographies (formerly GEOG2412)
GEOG 1982 World Regional Geography
GEOG 1992 Human Geographies
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 3612 Geography of American Cities
GEOG 3682 Geography of International Development
GEOG 3692 Introduction to Global Public Health
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
Goldman, M. J. and J. S. Little. (2015). Innovative Grassroots NGOS and the Complex Processes of Women’s Empowerment: An empirical investigation from Northern Tanzania. World Development 66 (2015):762-777.
Goldman, M., J. R. Dephinho, and J. Perry. (2013). Beyond Ritual and Economics: Maasai Lion Hunting and Conservation Politics. Oryx. Published online: 14 May 2013: 1-11.
Goldman, M., and Riosmena, F. (2013). Adaptive Capacity and Vulnerability to Drought in Tanzanian Maasailand: Changing strategies to navigate across fragmented landscapes. Global Environmental Change 23 (2013) 588–597.
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. (2009). Constructing Connectivity? Conservation corridors and conservation politics in East African rangelands. Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 99 (2):335-359
Reid CE, Brauer M, Johnston F, Jerrett M, Balmes JR, Elliott CT. (2016). Critical Review of Health Impacts of Wildfire Smoke Exposure. Environmental Health Perspectives .
Reid CE, Jerrett M, Tager IB, Petersen ML, Mann JK, Balmes JR. (2016). Differential respiratory health effects from the 2008 northern California wildfires: a spatiotemporal approach. Environmental Research .
Reid CE, Jerrett M, Petersen ML, Pfister GG, Morefield P, Tager IB, Raffuse SM, Balmes JR. (2015). Spatiotemporal prediction of fine particulate matter during the 2008 northern California wildfires using machine learning. Environmental Science & Technology, 49(6):3887-96.
Reid CE, Mann JK, Alfasso R, English PB, King GC, Lincoln RA, Margolis HG, Rubado DJ, Sabato JE, West NL, Woods B, Navarro K, Balmes JR. (2012). Evaluation of a Heat Vulnerability Index on Abnormally Hot Days: an Environmental Public Health Tracking study. . Environmental Health Perspectives 120(5):715-20.
Reid CE, O’Neill MS, Gronlund C, Brines SJ, Brown DG, Diez-Roux AV, Schwartz J. (2009). Mapping Community Determinants of Heat Vulnerability. Environmental Health Perspectives 117(11): 1730-1736.
McCurdy, A. and W. Travis . (2017). Simulated climate adaptation in stormwater systems: Evaluating the efficiency of adaptation pathways. Environment Systems and Decisions. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10669-017-9631-z?wt_mc=Internal.Event.1.SEM.ArticleAuthorOnlineFirst.
Dilling, L., M.E. Daly, W.R. Travis, O.V. Wilhelmi, and R.A. KleinWiley . (2015). The dynamics of vulnerability: why adapting to climate variability will not always prepare us for climate change. Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change 6, 413-425.
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