Courses of Study 2015-2016 
    Mar 23, 2019  
Courses of Study 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

In the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences .

Course Offerings 

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Cornell is a global leader in research directed toward understanding the fundamental processes that have shaped our planet, and is committed to providing Cornell students with the earth literacy needed to serve as informed citizens and wise stewards of the Earth. EAS faculty members and graduate students carry out frontier research on both basic and applied aspects of subjects as diverse as satellite monitoring of volcanic activity, the deep structure of the Andes and Tibetan Plateau, the nature of the earth’s ionosphere, ocean acoustics, controls on global climate, and improved weather prediction.

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences offers two undergraduate majors in this field: 

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences offers three undergraduate minors in this field:


R. W. Allmendinger, chair; G. A. Abers, W. D.  Allmon, T. R. Ault, L. D. Brown, L. M. Cathles, G. Chen, J. L. Cisne, S. J. Colucci, A. T. DeGaetano, L. A. Derry, C. H. Greene, P.G. Hess, D. L. Hysell, T. E. Jordan, S. Mahlburg Kay, K. M. Keranen, R. B. Lohman, N. M. Mahowald, B. C. Monger, M. E. Pritchard, S. C. Pryor, S. J. Riha, J. F. H. Thompson, W. M. White, D. S. Wilks, M. W. Wysocki