Climatic Extremes (Ocean 450)

OCEAN 450

4 credits

Instructor(s):

Website: http://courses.washington.edu/ocean450/

Location: OTB 205

Schedule: MWThF 11:30-12:20

Department: Oceanography

Quarter: Winter

An introductory science course for both science and non-science majors on paleoclimate and modern climate change. Course examines earth history for extreme climatic conditions to predict future climate changes. Numerical climate models use PC-based computer programs to identify processes and feedbacks that control climate. Course examines earth history for extreme climatic conditions to predict future climate changes. Numerical climate models use PC-based computer programs to identify processes and feedbacks that control climate.