Fundamentals of Climate Change

Course Details

  • Acronym ATMS/ESS/OCN 587
  • Instructor(s) Kyle Armour
  • Quarter Autumn 2016
  • Credits 3
  • Meeting Times TTh 1:30-2:50
  • Location ATG 310
  • Fullfills GCeCS requirement

Course Description

Examines Earth’s climate system; distribution of temperature, precipitation, wind ice, salinity, and ocean currents; fundamental processes determining Earth’s climate; energy and constituent transport mechanisms; climate sensitivity; natural climate variability on interannual to decadal time scales; global climate models; predicting future climate.