ESP 4440 - Climate Change

Description
Overview of the methods for examining climate change. Included are time series analysis and climate proxies such as tree-ring analysis, ˡ⁸O/ˡ⁶O ratios, pollen and carbon-14 dating. Also covered are a variety of possible causal factors such as orbital variations, plate tectonics, volcanic eruptions, CO₂ variations and El Niño. The results of paleoclimatic modeling are also discussed. May be taken as MT 4440. Springs. Prerequisite(s): MT 2110, (PH 2130 or PH 2410), and (MA 2490 or MA 2550); Junior status. (INCO)
Credits
3
Attributes
Auditable at Half Price, Integration Connection, Upper Division Course
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2019, Spring 2018
Offered
TuTh, MW
Avg. Class Size
15
Avg. Sections
1