PhD; Natural Resources and Environmental Studies
PhD; Earth and Environmental Science
The graduate program in Natural Resources and Earth Systems Science (NRESS) is an interdepartmental program offering only the Ph.D. degree for interdisciplinary work in areas related to the understanding and management of the environment in the broadest context. Areas of study include, but are not limited to, ecosystem science, biogeochemical cycling, geochemical systems, atmospheric science, environmental philosophy, forestry, geologic science, hydrology, marine science, oceanography, social science, environmental policy and ethics, environmental education, and multidisciplinary natural resources management.
The NRESS Ph.D. program offers two degree options:
Ph.D. in Natural Resources and Environmental Studies (NRES)
Ph.D. in Earth and Environmental Science (EES)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education