12.867 Orbital Forcing in the Climate System


Class Info

Addresses the phenomena of tidal and solar insolation (Milankovitch theory) forcing in parallel, using one to illuminate the other. Describes their roles in the modern and paleoclimate systems. Uses real records as exercises in the practical application of time series and modeling methods.

This class has 12.301, 12.842, and 18.03 as prerequisites.

12.867 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by C. Wunsch.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

In the Spring 2011 Subject Evaluations, 12.867 was rated 5.3 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the PAOC Spring Course 12.867 site.

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