Environmental Science Center
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Environmental Science Center

The Class of 1954 Environmental Sciences Center (ESC) houses research in the earth and environmental sciences, and provides expanded space for collections of the adjoining Yale Peabody Museum. This new facility also serves the Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies, the Yale departments of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Geology & Geophysics, and Anthropology, and the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies.

Current Activities and Announcements

Friday Noon Seminar Series

ESC Natural History Art Exhibit

ESC Resources

Classrooms and Labs | ESC Staff Directory [91 KB PDF]

Yale Peabody Museum Collections | History of the ESC

Facilities Information


ESC Steering Committee

Derek E. G. Briggs, PhD
Frederick William Beinecke Professor of Geology & Geophysics
Director, Peabody Museum of Natural History

Gaboury Benoit, PhD
Grinstein Professor of Environmental Chemistry
School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
Professor of Chemical Engineering
Director, Hixon Center for Urban Ecology
Director, Center for Coastal and Watershed Systems

David Bercovici, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Geology & Geophysics
Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Richard Bribiescas, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Anthropology

Jeffrey J. Park, PhD
Professor of Geology & Geophysics
Director, Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies

Richard Prum, PhD
William Robertson Coe
and Chair, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology