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2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin
Appalachian State University
  Jan 16, 2018
2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin

GHY 5015 - Climate Change: Physical Science Basis (3)

When Offered: Fall
Students will acquire the scientific background and develop the skills necessary to understand elements of climate change. The course will include a comprehensive assessment of climate change detection, attribution, and future climate projections at multiple spatiotemporal scales. Major topics will include observations of climate change in the atmosphere, ocean, and the cryosphere, and at the surface; information from paleoclimate archives; tropical cyclones and extreme weather; carbon and other biogeochemical cycles; clouds and aerosols; anthropogenic and natural radiative forcing; and sea level change.