Global Change Science


Introduces the basic relevant principles and concepts in atmospheric physics, climate dynamics, biogeochemistry, and water and energy balance at the land-atmosphere boundary, through an examination of two current problems in the global environment:  1) carbon dioxide and global warming, and 2) tropical deforestation and regional climate.  An introduction to global environmental problems for students in basic sciences and engineering

Prerequisites: 18.03 (Differential Equations); 5.60 (Thermodynamics and Kinetics)
Undergraduate (Fall)
Professor E.A.B. Eltahir


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