This course provides students with a scientific foundation of anthropogenic climate change and an introduction to climate models and frameworks in climate change vulnerability assessment. It focuses on fundamental physical processes that shape climate and on evidence for past and present climate change. During the course students study consequences of climate change, such as sea level change, variations in precipitation, vegetation, and storm systems, and the incidence of disease. The science behind mitigation and adaptation proposals is investigated.
GEOG 414 is an approved Science and Technology course for Cap Core requirements.
GEOG 414 is an approved Quantitative/Analytical course for baccalaureate degrees. GEOG 414 is an approved Science course. GEOG 414 is an approved Lab Science course.
Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).
|Fall 2022 onwards|