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Karina Anne Yager Visiting Assistant Professor Sustainability Studies Program School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences

Contact Information

W0520 Melville Library

Stony Brook, 11794

Biography

Concurrently a researcher for NASA, Karina Yager's research focuses on the impacts of climate change in mountain environments. She applies interdisciplinary methods to her research, including remote sensing of land cover and land-use change and the socio-ecological study of high-altitude vegetation, mountain peatland systems and indigenous pastoral communities. Her current research project, funded by NASA-ROSES, is focused on the impact of disappearing tropical glaciers on pastoral agriculture in the Andes of South America. 

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Education

  • PhD, Yale University
  • BA, Colorado State University

Courses

Term Role Course ID Description
Spring 2018 Primary Instructor ENV 304 Global Environmental Change
Spring 2018 Primary Instructor SBC 201 Systems and Models
Spring 2018 Primary Instructor SBC 201 Systems and Models
Spring 2017 Primary Instructor ENV 304 Global Environmental Change
Spring 2017 Primary Instructor SBC 201 Systems and Models
Spring 2017 Primary Instructor SBC 201 Systems and Models
Spring 2017 Primary Instructor SBC 475 Undergrad Teaching Practicum
Spring 2017 Primary Instructor SUS 487 Research in Sustainability Stu
Spring 2017 Primary Instructor SUS 487 Research in Sustainability Stu
Summer 2017 Primary Instructor GSS 587 Geospatial Research
Spring 2016 Primary Instructor SBC 116 Intro to Human Geography
Spring 2016 Primary Instructor SBC 201 Systems and Models
Spring 2016 Primary Instructor SBC 201 Systems and Models
Spring 2016 Primary Instructor SBC 475 Undergrad Teaching Practicum
Spring 2016 Primary Instructor SBC 475 Undergrad Teaching Practicum
Spring 2016 Primary Instructor SUS 343 Age of the Anthropocene
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor EHI 487 Research/Ecosystems&Human Impa
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor SBC 201 Systems and Models
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor SBC 201 Systems and Models
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor SBC 201 Systems and Models
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor SBC 201 Systems and Models
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor SBC 475 Undergrad Teaching Practicum
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor SBC 476 Undergrad Teaching Practicum I
Spring 2015 Primary Instructor EHM 315 Ethnographic Field Methods
Spring 2015 Primary Instructor GSS 355 Remote Sensing GIS Data
Spring 2015 Primary Instructor GSS 555 GIS and Remote Sensing
Spring 2015 Primary Instructor SBC 116 Intro to Human Geography
Spring 2015 Primary Instructor SBC 475 Undergrad Teaching Practicum
Summer 2015 Primary Instructor ENV 301 Long Island Pine Barrens
Fall 2015 Primary Instructor ENV 304 Global Environmental Change
Fall 2015 Primary Instructor GEO 307 Global Environmental Change
Fall 2015 Primary Instructor GEO 510 Dimensions of Global Change
Fall 2015 Primary Instructor SBC 312 Environment, Society, & Health
Fall 2015 Primary Instructor SUS 487 Research in Sustainability Stu
Fall 2014 Primary Instructor SBC 312 Environment, Society, & Health