Climate Physics

CLIMATE 473

Introduction to physical mechanisms that determine climate, including relevant atmospheric, hydrologic, cryospheric, solar/orbital, volcanic, and human processes. Discusses quantitative and descriptive techniques to understand how radiative, thermodynamic, and dynamic processes distribute energy throughout the Earth System, drive climate feedback, and determine the sensitivity of Earth's climate to external perturbations.

Credits: 
3
School(s)/College(s): 
Engineering » Climate & Space Sciences
Semesters: 
Fall 2017
Fall 2015
Winter 2015