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Fall 2017-2018
* GEO 102A / ENV 102A / STC 102A (STN)   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Climate: Past, Present, and Future

Robert Nazarian
Daniel M. Sigman

Which human activities are changing our climate, and does climate change constitute a significant problem? We will investigate these questions through an introduction to climate processes and an exploration of climate from the distant past to today. We will also consider the implications of climate change for the global environment and humans. Intended to be accessible to students not concentrating in science or engineering.

Sample reading list:
Andrew Dessler, Introduction to Modern Climate Change, 2nd Edition

Reading/Writing assignments:
Weekly readings will complement the lecture material. Four open-book online quizzes and two short assignments will reinforce key points.

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 20%
Final Exam - 40%
Quizzes - 20%
Class/Precept Participation - 5%
Other (See Instructor) - 15%

Equivalent Courses:
GEO 102A, GEO 102B are considered equivalent courses and cannot be taken multiple times for credit.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
21098 L01 11:00 am - 12:20 pm T Th   Friend Center   101   Enrolled:163 Limit:200