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Global Warming Science teaches you about the risks and uncertainties of future climate change by examining the science behind the earth’s climate. You will be able to answer such questions as, “What is the Greenhouse Effect?” and “How and why has earth’s climate changed through geologic history?”
This science course is designed for college sophomores and juniors with some preparation in college-level calculus and physics.
College freshman calculus, mechanics, and electricity/magnetism
- Earth’s climate history
- The greenhouse effect
- Natural and manmade effects on climate
- Projected climate change
Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Atmospheric Science
Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry
Assistant Professor, Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences
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