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Environmental Science

ENVS 347 Earth's Climate: Past, Present, and Future (4)

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: Natural Sciences
  • Prerequisite: ENVS 121
  • Offering: Alternate years
  • Instructor: Meyer

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