12.300[J] Global Change Science


Class Info

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: carbon dioxide and global warming; and tropical deforestation and regional climate. An introduction to global environmental problems for students in basic sciences and engineering.

This class has 18.03 as a prerequisite.

12.300[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by E. A. B. Eltahir.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

In the Fall 2015 Subject Evaluations, 12.300[J] was rated 6.0 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the 12.300 Global Change Science site or on the 12.300[J] Stellar site.

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deforestation tropical circulation global climate general

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