Course Detail
Units:
3.0
Course Components:
Lecture
Enrollment Information
Requirement Designation:
Physical/Life Science Exploration
Course Attribute:
Physical/Life Science Exploration
Sustainability - Limited
Description
Explores the natural and human induced variations in the Earth's climate. Emphasis will be placed on the evidence underlying climate change and the factors that control Earth's climate. Topics range from climate of the Earth's history, present-day global warming, climatic effects of volcanic eruptions, to impacts of climate change on hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, and droughts.