Master courses Winter 2018

EES1100H Advanced Seminar in Environmental Science

This course is designed to introduce students to the key topics of relevance to research in their chosen fields of study in environmental science.  In the first term, seminar speakers are drawn from faculty, visiting researchers and environmental scien

EES1106H Environmental Challenges in Urban Areas

The course will deal with specifically environmental geology and geophysics of urban areas especially the Greater Toronto Area. Emphasis will be on waste management, contaminant migration and site assessments.

EES1114H Directed Readings in Environmental Science I

EES1114H provides an opportunity for a Master of Environmental Science (MEnvSc) student to work closely with a member of the faculty in order to conduct a literature review, a research proposal, and/or some preliminary investigations on a particular to

EES1117H Climate Change Impact Assessment

The study and consideration of climate change is of increasing significance to society. This course will review the evidence for climate change over the past 150 years using both direct measurements and proxy data.

EES1119H Quantitative Environmental Analysis

This course provides an introduction to the field of ecological statistics. Students will become familiar with several methods of statistical analysis of categorical and multivariate environmental data.

EES1126H Hydrology and Watershed Management

This course focuses on advanced processes in watershed hydrology for furthering our understanding of complex environmental problems, ranging from the characterization of freshwater resources to contaminant transport in aquatic systems.

EES1127H Geomicrobiology and Biogeochemistry

The course will aim to provide an introduction to geomicrobiology and to describe how microbial communities have influenced biogeochemical and mineralogical processes through geologic time.

EES1131H Applied Climatology

This course will introduce and discuss the basic topics and tools of applied climatology, and how its concepts can be used in everyday planning and operations (e.g. in transportation, agriculture, resource management, health and energy).

EES3001H Professional Scientific Literacy

Conservation professionals often act as the interface between basic science and policy or management decisions. Thus students require a fundamental basic scientific literacy.