Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Courses

Saint Louis University’s Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences offers undergraduate and graduate courses covering topics ranging from oceanography to geomorphology to cloud physics.

See the full course catalog for course descriptions.

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Undergraduate Courses

  • EAS 1010: Earth Systems I-The Solid Earth (1-3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 1020: Earth's Environment I Lab (1 Credit Hour)
  • EAS 1030: Earth's Dynamic Environment II (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 1040: Earth's Environment II Lab (1 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 1050: Introduction to Oceanography (1-3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 1070:Understanding the Weather (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 1080: Introduction to Environmental Science (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 1081: Introduction to Environmental Science Laboratory (1 Credit Hour)
  • EAS 1090: Climate Change (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 1140: Earth History (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 1170: Physical Geography (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 1180: Physical Geography Lab (1 Credit Hour)
  • EAS 1300: Seismology of Nuclear Explosion (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 1310: Water-Our Precious Resource (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 1320: Natural Disasters (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 1330: Drifting Continents (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 1350: Real Meteorology (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 1360: Beauty of Atmosphere (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 1370: Meteorological Aspects of Emergency Response (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 1380: Missouri Climate (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 1400: Energy Resources for a Sustainable Future (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 1420: Foundations of Atmospheric Science (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 1530: Aviation Meteorology (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 1600: Sustainable Energy (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 1800: Introduction to Earthquakes (1-3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 2080: Introduction to Environmental Science (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 2110: Meteorological Analysis (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 2170: Geographic Information System in Civil Engineering (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 2200: Mineralogy (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 2210: Mineralogy Lab (1 Credit Hour)
  • EAS 2300: Geology for Engineers (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 2400: Field Techniques in Geology (2 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 2420: Computer Applications in Earth Science (1 Credit Hour)
  • EAS 2440: Atmospheric Processes and Systems (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 2450: Communicating in Science (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 2530: Fundamentals of Climate Systems (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 2600: Environmental Science Seminar Series (1 Credit Hour)
  • EAS 2700: Sustainable Development in Latin America (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 3050: Geomorphology (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 3100: Environmental Issues (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 3150: Broadcast Meteorology I (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 3160: Broadcast Meteorology II (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 3250: Global Change (0-3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 3310: Paleontology (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 3330: Physical Meteorology I (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 3340: Physical Meteorology II (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 3350: Surface Water Hydrology (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 3400: Soils- Formation, Properties, Identification (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 3500: Numerical Modeling Applications (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 3600: A Future Based on Sustainable Energy (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 3700: Mesoanalysis and Severe Storms (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4030: Elements of Air Pollution (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4050: Petrology (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4060: Petrology Lab (1 Credit Hour)
  • EAS 4070: Coastal Processes and Morphology (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4100: Surface Processes (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4110: Surface Processes Laboratory (1 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4130:Geotechnics (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4150: Instrumentation and Remote Sensing (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4170: Introduction to GIS (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4180: Intermediate GIS (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4190: Geospatial Methods in Environmental Studies (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4200: Synoptic Meteorology I (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4220: Synoptic Meteorology II (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4230: Micrometeorology (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4250: Project in Environmental Science (0-6 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4260: Environmental Geophysics (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4280: Environmental Geochemistry (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4300: Structural Geology (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4310: Structural Geology Laboratory (1 Credit Hour)
  • EAS 4330: Climate Change and Variability (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4350: Groundwater Hydrology (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4370: Earth Dynamics (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4400: Environmental Science Capstone Project (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4440: Principles of Dynamic Meteorology I (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4450: Principles of Dynamic Meteorology II (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4470: Elementary Tropical Meteorology (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4480: Introduction to Remote Sensing (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4490: Microwave Remote Sensing: SAR Principles (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4500: Scientific Communications (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4510: Principles of Seismic Exploration (2 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4520: Seismic Exploration Lab (1 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4530: Principles of Electrical Exploration (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4550: Principles of Gravity and Magnetic Exploration (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4560: Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4600: Introduction to the Physics of the Solid Earth (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4620: Introduction to Earthquake Seismology (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4650: Weather Forecasting (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4680: Mesoscale Meteorology (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4700: Theory of Vibrating Systems (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4720: Seismological Instrumentation (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 4780: COMET Modules (1-3 Credit Hours)

Graduate Courses

  • EAS 5010: Introduction to GIS (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5020: Intermediate GIS (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5030: Geospatial Methods in Environmental Studies (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5040: Potential Theory (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5060: Physics of Solid Earth (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5070: Advanced Coastal Processes (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5080: Dynamics of the Atmosphere (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5090: Physics of the Atmosphere (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5110: Computing in Atmospheric Science (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5120: Time Series Analysis in Geophy (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5130: Geotechnics (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5150: Properties of Earth Materials (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5170: Divergent and Convergent Margins (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5180: Trans Margins and Plate Interior (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5190: Seminar in Geoscience (2 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5220: Geophysical Data Processing (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5230: Boundary Layer Meteorology (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5240: Tropical Meteorology (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5260: Synoptic and Dynamic of Jet Storm (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5270: Meteorology of Severe Storms (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5280: Diag and Pred of Severe Storms (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5290: Mesometeorology (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5300: Seminar in Atmospheric Science (0-1 Credit Hour)
  • EAS 5330: Communicating in Research (2 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5340: Cloud Physics (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5360: Principles of Radiative Trnsfr (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5380: Stat Methods in Meteorology (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5390: Seminar in Seismology (2 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5400: Continuum Mechs in Wave Propag (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5420: Advanced Structural Geology (2 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5430: Isotope Geochemistry (2 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5440: Advanced Sedimentary Geology (2 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5450: Advanced Petrology (2 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5460: Geodynamics (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5470: Turbulence (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5490: Microwave Remote Sensing: SAR principles (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5500: Scientific Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5510: Seismic Exploration Methods (2 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5520: Seismic Exploration Lab (1 Credit Hour)
  • EAS 5540: Poten and Elect Exploration Methods (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5560: InSAR (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5600: Atmospheric Chemistry (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5610: Satellite Meteorology (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5650: Radar Meteorology (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5700: Convection in the Atmosphere (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5720: Seismological Instrumentation (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5750: Land-Atmosphere Interaction (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5800: Synoptic-Mesoscale Circulation (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5900: Geoscience Journal Club (0-1 Credit Hour)
  • EAS 5920: Geoscience Journal Club (0-1 Credit Hour)
  • EAS 5980: Graduate Reading Course (1-3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 5981: Independent Study (1-3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 6100: Advanced Top in Solid Earth Geophys (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 6190: Advanced Seminar in Geophysics (2 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 6200: Advanced Geomagnetism (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 6310: Advanced Seismology I (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 6320: Advanced Seismology II (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 6480: General Circulation of Atmosphere (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 6590: Numerical Methods of Atmospheric Sciences (3 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 6900: Geoscience Journal Club (0-1 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 6920: Geoscience Journal Club (0-1 Credit Hours)
  • EAS 6981: Independent Study (1-3 Credit Hours)