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Environmental and Earth Sciences: Earth Sciences

ERTH 347 (QA) Earth's Climate: Past, Present, and Future (1)

This course focuses on the fundamentals of Earth's climate system and how it has varied through time. Students will learn how Earth historians use the rock record to determine past climate states as well as explore modern anthropogenic climate change. Topics will include: geologic time, carbon cycle, Milankovitch cycles, climate models and proxies, climate history.

  • General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Quantitative Reasoning (no star)
  • Prerequisite: ERTH 121 or consent of instructor
  • Offering: Alternate years
  • Instructor: Meyer