Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Science
Topics of study include the characterization of pollutant emissions from combustion sources, the understanding of atmospheric photochemical processes and the quantification of human exposure to air pollution.
Topics of study include the use of remote sensing, field observations and modeling to address the most pressing questions in the fields of water quality, lake clarity, stream and creek ecosystems and mountain ecohydrology.
Topics of study include soil hydrologic conditions, the evaluation of current and past environmental conditions and the characterization of physiochemical processes in the region’s soils.
Regions of study include mountain meadows and sierra forest, riparian communities along creeks and streams and the vast open space of the Great Basin rangelands.
Topics of study include interactions between wildlife and land uses, avian ecology, forestry-wildlife relationships, endangered species management, reproductive ecology, nutrition and foraging ecology, predator-prey interactions and population dynamics.
STEM Career & Internship Fair
Students, are you looking for a job or internship?
Employers are looking for STEM students (complete list of majors) from a variety of the most in-demand disciplines – including:
- Agriculture and Biotechnology
- Big Data and Statistics
- Natural Resource & Environmental Sciences, GIS, Remote Sensing, UAV/UAS and more!
Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Place: Glick Ballrooms, Fourth Floor, Joe Crowley Student Union
In the News
Department hires dendrochronologist as a new instructor
Bigio’s teaching draws upon her experience in applying tree-ring dating for fire history and paleoclimate, which studies climates of past geological time periods.
Featured Faculty: Foundation Professor Marjorie Matocq
Professor Marjorie Matocq was named a 2019 Foundation Professor for her work on population and evolutionary genetics.