Climate Modeling

Course Details

  • Acronym ATMS/ESS 559 & OCEAN 558
  • Instructor(s) Cecilia Bitz
  • Quarter Spring 2017
  • Credits 3
  • Fullfills GCeCS Applications Course
  • Prerequisites ATM S/ESS/OCN 587, ATM S 504 or ATM S 505

Course Description

Principles of Earth system modeling. Emphasis on atmosphere, ocean sea ice, and land-surface components. Climate forcing. Appropriate use of models. Topics of current interest including carbon cycle, atmosphere chemistry, and biogeochemistry.