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Fall 2013-2014
GEO 538   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Paleoclimatology

Michael L. Bender
Adam C. Maloof

GEO 538 will focus on the Pleistocene. Topics include the origin of northern hemisphere glaciation, 40,000 and 100,000 year climate cycles, glacial terminations, and rapid climate change events. We will look at climate forcing, including orbital variations and greenhouse gas concentration changes. We will focus on proxy observations of major climate changes, together with models that attempt to explain those changes.

Sample reading list:
Papers from literature.,

Reading/Writing assignments:
The course will be about 50% lecture, 50% student presentations.

Requirements/Grading:
Take Home Final Exam - 100%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
20195 S01 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm M W   Guyot Hall   155   Enrolled:10 Limit:20