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Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 
Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 [Archived Catalog]

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IENV 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: junior, senior, or graduate student status.

When Offered: Spring term annually.

Cross Listed: Cross-listed as ERTH 4500. Students cannot obtain credit for both this course and ERTH 4500.

Credit Hours: 4

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