Advanced Physical Climatology (ATMS 571)

ATMS 571

3 credits

Instructor(s):

Location: MGH 278

Schedule: MWF 1:30-2:20

Department: Atmospheric Sciences

Quarter: Fall

Physical processes that determine the climate of Earth and its past and future changes. Greenhouse effect. Climate modeling. Radiative and dynamical feedback processes. Orbital parameter theory. Critical analysis of climate change predictions. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.