Course description

Students will learn how the climate system works; what factors cause climate to change across different time scales and how those factors interact; how scientists use models, observations and theory to make predictions about future climate. The course explores evidence for changes in sea level and acidity due to global warming. Finally, the course looks at the connection between human activity and the current warming trend and considers some of the potential consequences of climate change.

Units: 4

Fall 2018 sections

No sections offered