The Ecosystems concentration in Earth System Science addresses the interactions of organisms with the transformation and flux of energy and matter. Ecosystem science is inherently interdisciplinary, including ecology, natural history, statistics, chemistry, geology, geography, and hydrology. Students will therefore benefit from shared courses and seminars with other concentrations. Students enrolling in the Ecosystems concentration will pursue research and training in observing, modeling, and predicting processes including fluxes of water, energy, carbon, and nutrients, and many will focus on high-latitude ecosystems.

Before applying for admission into ESS Ecosystems, students should review the materials with the Department of Biology and Wildlife.

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