The Human Ecology Laboratory groups together students and researchers to explore the relationships between people and the environment through time. In particular, the lab focuses on understanding Social Vulnerability related to Climate Change.
Oceans and Atmosphere
The study of the multiple ways that humans and society interact with the environment with disparate impacts as well as practical, inclusive approaches to address those impacts.
Potential graduate students interested in this topic may want to apply for the Climate, Ocean, and Atmosphere MS and PhD programs or the MAS Climate Science & Policy Program.
(A small group of pangas gather near the beach at El Golfo de Santa Clara to prepare to land their afternoon catches. Photo: Octavio Aburto-Oropeza)
Oceans and Atmosphere News
New Study: Protecting Large Ocean Areas Doesn’t Curb Fishing Catches
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Scripps-Led Fellowship Program Promotes Equal Access for Students Interested in Scientific Diving
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