Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

The intellectual interests of EAPS encompass the earth, its fluid envelopes, and its diverse neighbors throughout the solar system.

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Course # Course Title Term
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12.000 Solving Complex Problems Fall 2009
12.000 Solving Complex Problems Fall 2003
12.001 Introduction to Geology Spring 2008
12.002 Physics and Chemistry of the Terrestrial Planets Fall 2008
12.003 Atmosphere, Ocean and Climate Dynamics Fall 2008
12.005 Applications of Continuum Mechanics to Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences Spring 2006
12.006J Nonlinear Dynamics I: Chaos Fall 2006
12.007 Geobiology Spring 2009
12.010 Computational Methods of Scientific Programming Fall 2008
12.085 Seminar in Environmental Science Spring 2008
12.086 Modeling Environmental Complexity Fall 2008
12.090 Special Topics in Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences: The Environment of the Earth's Surface Spring 2007
12.090 Special Topics: An Introduction to Fluid Motions, Sediment Transport, and Current-generated Sedimentary Structures Fall 2006
12.091 Basics of Analysis with Antineutrinos from Heat Producing Elements - K, U, Th in the Earth January IAP 2010
12.091 Basics of Impact Cratering & Geological, Geophysical, Geochemical, Environmental Studies of Some Impact Craters of the Earth January IAP 2008
12.091 Radon Research in Multidisciplines: A Review January IAP 2007
12.091 Medical Geology/Geochemistry: An Exposure January IAP 2006
12.091 Trace Element Analysis of Geological, Biological & Environmental Materials by Neutron Activation Analysis: An Exposure January IAP 2005
12.097 Chemical Investigations of Boston Harbor January IAP 2006
12.102 Environmental Earth Science Fall 2005
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12.103 Science and Policy of Natural Hazards Spring 2010
12.103 Strange Bedfellows: Science and Environmental Policy Fall 2005
12.108 Structure of Earth Materials Fall 2004
12.109 Petrology Fall 2005
12.110 Sedimentary Geology Spring 2007
12.110 Sedimentary Geology Fall 2004
12.113 Structural Geology Fall 2005
12.114 Field Geology I Fall 2005
12.119 Analytical Techniques for Studying Environmental and Geologic Samples Spring 2006
12.141 Electron Microprobe Analysis by Wavelength Dispersive X-ray Spectrometry January IAP 2010
12.163 Surface Processes and Landscape Evolution Fall 2004
12.201 Essentials of Geophysics Fall 2004
12.215 Modern Navigation Fall 2006
12.301 Climate Physics and Chemistry Fall 2008
12.307 Weather and Climate Laboratory Spring 2009
12.333 Atmospheric and Ocean Circulations Spring 2004
12.400 The Solar System Spring 2006
12.402J Introduction to Astronomy Spring 2006
12.409 Hands-On Astronomy: Observing Stars and Planets Spring 2002
12.425 Extrasolar Planets: Physics and Detection Techniques Fall 2007
12.463 Surface Processes and Landscape Evolution Fall 2004
12.501 Essentials of Geophysics Fall 2004
12.586 Modeling Environmental Complexity Fall 2008
12.842 Climate Physics and Chemistry Fall 2008
12.S56 GPS: Where Are You? Fall 2008
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Updated within the past 180 days

Course # Course Title Term
12.086 Modeling Environmental Complexity Fall 2008
12.091 Trace Element Analysis of Geological, Biological & Environmental Materials by Neutron Activation Analysis: An Exposure January IAP 2005
12.141 Electron Microprobe Analysis by Wavelength Dispersive X-ray Spectrometry January IAP 2010
12.163 Surface Processes and Landscape Evolution Fall 2004
12.201 Essentials of Geophysics Fall 2004
12.301 Climate Physics and Chemistry Fall 2008
12.306 Atmospheric Physics and Chemistry Spring 2006
12.453 Crosby Lectures in Geology: History of Africa Fall 2005
12.458 Molecular Biogeochemistry Fall 2009
12.463 Surface Processes and Landscape Evolution Fall 2004
12.472 Building Earth-like Planets: From Nebular Gas to Ocean Worlds Fall 2008
12.479 Trace-Element Geochemistry Spring 2009
12.480 Thermodynamics for Geoscientists Fall 2006
12.490 Advanced Igneous Petrology Fall 2005
12.491 Biogeochemistry of Sulfur Fall 2007
12.491 Advanced Seminar in Geology and Geochemistry: Organic Geochemistry Fall 2005
12.501 Essentials of Geophysics Fall 2004
12.510 Introduction to Seismology Spring 2010
12.517 Dynamics of Complex Systems: Biological and Environmental Coevolution Preceding the Cambrian Explosion Spring 2005
12.517 Dynamics of Complex Systems: Ecological Theory Spring 2001
12.517 Dynamics of Complex Systems: Complexity in Ecology Spring 2000
12.520 Geodynamics Fall 2006
12.524 Mechanical Properties of Rocks Fall 2005
12.540 Principles of Global Positioning Systems Spring 2008
12.570 Seminar in Geophysics: Thermal and Chemical Evolution of the Earth Spring 2005
12.570 Structure and Dynamics of the CMB Region Spring 2004
12.570 Seminar in Geophysics: Mantle Convection Spring 1998
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12.571 Near-Surface Geophysical Imaging Fall 2009
12.581 Phase Transitions in the Earth's Interior Spring 2005
12.586 Modeling Environmental Complexity Fall 2008
12.620J Classical Mechanics: A Computational Approach Fall 2008
12.740 Paleoceanography Spring 2008
12.742 Marine Chemistry Fall 2006
12.746 Marine Organic Geochemistry Spring 2005
12.753 Geodynamics Seminar Spring 2006
12.753 Geodynamics Seminar Spring 2005
12.753 Geodynamics Seminar Spring 2001
12.757 Science and Communication Spring 2005
12.759 Marine Chemistry Seminar Spring 2006
12.800 Fluid Dynamics of the Atmosphere and Ocean Fall 2004
12.802 Wave Motion in the Ocean and the Atmosphere Spring 2008
12.802 Wave Motions in the Ocean and Atmosphere Spring 2004
12.803 Quasi-Balanced Circulations in Oceans and Atmospheres Fall 2009
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12.804 Large-scale Flow Dynamics Lab Fall 2009
12.806J Atmospheric Physics and Chemistry Spring 2006
12.808 Introduction to Observational Physical Oceanography Fall 2004
12.810 Dynamics of the Atmosphere Spring 2008
12.811 Tropical Meteorology Spring 2005
12.812 General Circulation of the Earth's Atmosphere Fall 2005
12.815 Atmospheric Radiation Fall 2008
12.815 Atmospheric Radiation Fall 2006
12.820 Turbulence in the Ocean and Atmosphere Spring 2007
12.820 Turbulence in the Ocean and Atmosphere Spring 2006
12.822 Turbulence in the Ocean and Atmosphere Spring 2006
12.842 Climate Physics and Chemistry Fall 2008
12.848J Global Climate Change: Economics, Science, and Policy Spring 2008
12.864 Inference from Data and Models Spring 2005
12.950 Parallel Programming for Multicore Machines Using OpenMP and MPI January IAP 2010
12.950 Atmospheric and Oceanic Modeling Spring 2004
12.990 Prediction and Predictability in the Atmosphere and Oceans Spring 2003
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