12.707 The History of Earth's Climate
Climate history of the Earth from the formation of the early atmosphere and ocean to the present. Evaluation of geochemical, sedimentological, and paleontological evidence for changes in ocean circulation, global temperatures, and atmospheric carbon dioxide levels. Theories and models of Phanerozoic climate change. Long-term history of the global carbon cycle.
This class has no prerequisites.
12.707 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by D. McGee.
Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Mondays and Wednesdays in E25-101.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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