Action-based learning + impact
"Completing both the Ecosystem Science and Management and Environmental Policy and Planning specializations balanced my desire to gain applied ecology skills while growing my abilities in the policy realm. I have found that combination incredibly useful in my current job, where I play a bridging role between scientists, public stakeholders, and government agencies."
Ecosystem Science and Management Careers
Jonathan T. Overpeck, Ph.D.
Samuel A. Graham Dean; William B. Stapp Collegiate Professor of Environmental Education; Professor, Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering; Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Release of nutrients from lake-bottom sediments worsens Lake Erie’s annual 'dead zone,' could intensify as climate warms
ANN ARBOR—Robotic laboratories on the bottom of Lake Erie have revealed that the muddy sediments there release nearly as much of the nutrient phosphorus into the...
The hallmark of the SEAS master’s program is its interdisciplinary focus. This focus can be extended even further through the pursuit of a dual degree. Because the school is part of one of the greatest research universities in the world, there are many options. Each natural resources and environment field of study provides an excellent foundation for earning a dual degree.