The Global Carbon Cycle and Climate

Course Details

  • Acronym ATMS 588/ESS 588/OCN 588
  • Instructor(s) Abby Swann
  • Quarters Winter 2019, Winter 2017
  • Credits 3
  • Meeting Times M/W 12:00pm-1:20PM
  • Location ATG 610
  • Fullfills GCeCS requirement

Course Description

Oceanic and terrestrial biogeochemical processes controlling atmospheric CO2 and other greenhouse gases. Records of past changes in the earth’s carbon cycle from geological, oceanographic, and terrestrial archives. Anthropogenic perturbations to cycles. Develop simple box models, discuss results of complex models.