Jun 09, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GHY 3600 - Climate Change, Snow and Ice (3)

When Offered: Fall
Students will acquire the scientific background and develop the skills necessary to understand elements of climate change, snow science, and glacial processes. The course will include a comprehensive assessment of climate change detection, attribution, and future climate projection with specific reference to the cryosphere. Topics will include: Arctic sea ice decline, alpine glacier change, sea level rise, ice cores, high-mountain environments, science of snow, climatology of snow, ski industry, and projections of future climate change.
Prerequisite: GHY 1011 .