Graduate Courses

The courses listed below are provided by Student Information Services (SIS). This listing provides a snapshot of immediately available courses within this department and may not be complete. Course registration information can be found on the SIS website.

Please consult the online course catalog for full course information.

Column one has the course number and section. Other columns show the course title, days offered, instructor's name, room number, if the course is cross-referenced with another program, and a option to view additional course information in a pop-up window.

Seminar in Soil Ecology
AS.270.667 (01)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times: W 1:30PM - 2:45PM
  • Instructor: Szlavecz, Katalin (Katalin)
  • Room: Olin 204  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 16/20
  • PosTag(s): n/a

EPS Colloquium
AS.270.606 (01)

A weekly seminar series in which graduate students present their latest research results and attend Departmental seminars. This course is required for all graduate students in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times: TTh 12:00PM - 12:50PM
  • Instructor: Haine, Thomas
  • Room:    
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 20/50
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Communication for Scientists
AS.270.675 (01)

Communication for Scientists” and the description is “This course will cover the various ways in which scientists are expected to communicate throughout the life of a project. Topics will include writing proposals, preparing impactful figures, writing press releases, interacting with the press (press conferences, radio/TV, interviews, etc.), writing for and speaking to the public, social media, and interacting with policy makers."

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times: TTh 10:30AM - 11:45AM
  • Instructor: Horst, Sarah
  • Room: Olin 145  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 14/20
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Seminar on the IPCC Sixth Assessment
AS.270.633 (01)

This course will discuss the contents of the Working Group I contribution to the sixth assessment report (AR6) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times: F 12:00PM - 12:50PM
  • Instructor: Waugh, Darryn, Zaitchik, Benjamin
  • Room: Olin 304  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 19/30
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Graduate Skills in Earth and Planetary Sciences
AS.270.695 (01)

This seminar-style course will enable graduate students in Earth and Planetary Sciences to discuss issues and develop skills relevant to working in earth and planetary science fields. Topics will vary each iteration and may include graduate school expectations, research and communication methods, grant and funding procedures, stress management, organization and management methods, critical conversations, work-life balance, career paths, and JEDI issues and resources in the geosciences. Course open to EPS Graduate Students or by Instructor Permission

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Stanley, Sabine
  • Room:    
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 13/15
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Planets, Life and the Universe
AS.360.671 (01)

This multidisciplinary course explores the origins of life, planet formation, Earth's evolution, extrasolar planets, habitable zones, life in extreme environments, the search for life in the Universe, space missions, and planetary protection. Recommended Course Background: Three upper level courses in sciences and buy textbooks

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times: MWF 11:00AM - 11:50AM
  • Instructor: Diruggiero, Jocelyne
  • Room:    
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/5
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Research
AS.270.808 (01)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate Independent Academic Work
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Stanley, Sabine
  • Room:    
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 28/50
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Geochemical modeling of water-rock interactions in the deep Earth
AS.270.656 (01)

Thermodynamic basis for the modeling of irreversible chemical mass transfer involving minerals and aqueous species at elevated temperatures and pressures. Reading will start with classic papers by Helgeson and co-workers and proceed to applications in the literature involving hydrothermal ore deposits, subduction zones, and diamond formation in the upper mantle. The course focusses on developing specific projects of research interest to individual participants. Recommended Course Background: AS.030.101 and AS.030.102 or equivalent, AND AS.270.220 AND AS.270.221 or equivalent, AND AS.270.302 or equivalent.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times: TTh 9:00AM - 10:15AM
  • Instructor: Sverjensky, Dimitri
  • Room:    
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 3/4
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Seminar in Planetary Science
AS.270.662 (01)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times: F 4:00PM - 4:50PM
  • Instructor: Horst, Sarah
  • Room: Olin 145  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 13/20
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Course # (Section) Title Day/Times Instructor Room PosTag(s) Info
AS.270.667 (01)Seminar in Soil EcologyW 1:30PM - 2:45PMSzlavecz, Katalin (Katalin)Olin 204
AS.270.606 (01)EPS ColloquiumTTh 12:00PM - 12:50PMHaine, Thomas 
AS.270.675 (01)Communication for ScientistsTTh 10:30AM - 11:45AMHorst, SarahOlin 145
AS.270.633 (01)Seminar on the IPCC Sixth AssessmentF 12:00PM - 12:50PMWaugh, Darryn, Zaitchik, BenjaminOlin 304
AS.270.695 (01)Graduate Skills in Earth and Planetary SciencesStanley, Sabine 
AS.360.671 (01)Planets, Life and the UniverseMWF 11:00AM - 11:50AMDiruggiero, Jocelyne 
AS.270.808 (01)ResearchStanley, Sabine 
AS.270.656 (01)Geochemical modeling of water-rock interactions in the deep EarthTTh 9:00AM - 10:15AMSverjensky, Dimitri 
AS.270.662 (01)Seminar in Planetary ScienceF 4:00PM - 4:50PMHorst, SarahOlin 145