GC 285 Earth’s Climate: Past, Present, and Future 4 cr. (4-0-0)
- Offered: Every Other Winter
Examines the components of the climate system, the processes and feedbacks that influence climate, the techniques used to interpret past climates and predict future climate, and the patterns, variations, and events that have occurred, at different temporal and spatial scales. Also explores predictions for future climate change and some mitigation or adaptation strategies.