Dec 04, 2023  
Rensselaer Catalog 2022-2023 
Rensselaer Catalog 2022-2023 [Archived Catalog]

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ERTH 4500 - Earth’s Climate: Past, Present, and Future

Overview of physical components of Earth’s climate system; builds on this foundation by examining the roles of both natural Earth system processes and anthropogenic influences in determining Earth’s climate and climate changes in the past, present, and future. Initial focus is on recent and future climate change. Remainder of course will emphasize the study and reconstruction of climates and climate change through geologic history.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: CHEM 1100 , CHEM 1110 , or permission of instructor.

When Offered: Spring term annually.

Credit Hours: 4

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