Course Links

Getting Started:
Course Overview
What is ESRM100?
"W" credit information
Extra Credit

Other Links:
Job Links
WashPIRG Internship Opportunities
UW Campus Sustainability Fund (source of funding)
Friday Harbor Lab Marine Biology

  Spring, 2014 term
Instructor: Rob Harrison - (BLD 218)
Note: Please contact Rob with grading issues and/or comments about TAs. If a TA has helped you a lot, I'd like to hear it, and if they could do a better job, please also let me know.
How to email TAs and Instructor - IMPORTANT!!
Office Hours: Instructor's Office Hours are by appointment. Email to schedule an appointment.
TAs: Note: Contact TAs for questions about the class, course material and requirements by using
How to email TAs and Instructor - IMPORTANT!!
TA Office Hours: Monday          10AM - 12PM - BLD 340 | Matt
Monday          1PM - 3PM - BLD 214 | Erin
Tuesday         12PM - 2PM - BLD 340 | Seth
Wednesday    1PM - 3PM - BLD 214 | Jason
Thursday        8AM - 10AM - BLD 214 | Stephani
Friday             11AM - 1PM - BLD 214 | Marcella
Textbook: Botkin, Daniel B., and Edward A. Keller. Essential Environmental Science. Wiley, 2007.
Available at the UW Bookstore, also online from Wiley.
Course Syllabus: Syllabus
About the course:
ESRM100 provides a comprehensive overview of environmental science. By using an "earth systems" approach, students recognize society and the environment as an interrelated system. Environmental issues are examined throughout the course and realistic solutions are investigated. 
Announcements: Check here for any updates regarding the class.

3/31/2014: Welcome to the class. You will get an email at your UW email address explaining how to use the website and complete ESRM100. Note that the first exam falls on Easter Sunday. Click here for more information if you can't attend. Email Winter 2014 students click here to go to the Winter, 2014 site.

Course Overview:
*****Check class syllabus for due dates!!*****

Students are responsible for:
Description Links
3 Lectures per week Lectures in AdobeReader Format (w/audio)
Lectures in Powerpoint Format
Download AdobeReader
Current Issues Slides Powerpoint Slides
Weekly Readings Reading assignments are posted in the class Syllabus
2 Graded Posts on Class GoPost Gopost Discussion Board Instructions
GoPost Discussion Board
1 Class Project:
  • Option 1: Research paper
  • Option 2: Book Review
  • Option 3: Volunteer Project
  • Option 4: W Credit Paper
Project Topic Instructions
Project Information
"W" credit information

Volunteer Opportunities:
volunteer for ESRM 100
3 Exams Exam format and description
Previous Exam answers
Map to Kane Hall (Exam Location)
Optional Extra Credit Extra Credit
Grades: Grading Policy
Grade Appeals please follow this format
Plagiarism policy
These links will be activated as grades become available.
Exam1 grading: activated when available
Exam2 grading: activated when available
Exam3 Grades: activated when available
GoPost Grades: activated when available
Project Grades: activated when available
Final Grades: activated when available
You will be receiving emails from me. You are responsible for reading all emails, as I use them to distribute class information. Emails will be archived at: (link to be added soon) so that you can always check for old emails with the link:

Click here to download the SEFS course policy statement.