Glaciers and Global Change (ESS 203)

ESS 203

5 credits


Location: JHN 111

Schedule: MWF 12:30-1:20 T 9:30-12:20

Alternative Schedule: MWF 12:30-1:20 Th 9:30-12:20

Department: Earth and Space Science

Quarter: Winter

Explores how glaciers record climate change and human activities through bubbles of ancient air and trace impurities in the ice. Also reviews glaciers impact on societies through sea-level, coastlines, water supplies, and transportation routes. Open to non-science majors.