Course description

This course examines how the biosphere (plants, animals and ecosystems) is responding to unprecedented rates of anthropogenic climate change. Lectures cover physical drivers and biological consequences of climate change in Earths' biomes from pole to pole, marine, aquatic and terrestrial. Emphasis is placed on reading and synthesizing scientific journal articles and interpretation of climate change data. [Prereq: (BIO 345 or MSCI 331) and MSCI 370]

Units: 3

Spring 2018 sections

No sections offered