EAS 2680 - Climate and Global Warming

Spring. 3 credits. Student option grading.

Prerequisite: basic college math.

A. DeGaetano.

Familiarizes students from a range of disciplines with such contemporary issues in climatology as global warming and El Niño. Introduces the natural greenhouse effect, past climates, and observed and projected climate changes and impacts. Also covers natural climate variations (e.g., El Niño) and their consequences and predictability. Readings focus on recent scientific findings related to climate change.

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