Advanced Physical Climatology

Course Details

  • Acronym ATMS 571
  • Instructor(s) Dennis Hartmann
  • Quarter Autumn 2017
  • Credits 3
  • Meeting Times MWF 1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
  • Location ATG 610
  • Fullfills GCeCS Climate Dynamics Option

Course Description

Physical processes that determine the climate of Earth and its past and future changes. Greenhouse effect. Climate modeling. Radiative and dynamical feedback processes. Orbital parameter theory. Critical analysis of climate change predictions. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.