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MT4440 - Climate Change

Credits: 3

Overview of the methods for examining climate change. Included are time series analysis and climate proxies such as tree-ring analysis, ˡ⁸O/ˡ⁶O ratios, pollen and carbon-14 dating. Also covered are a variety of possible causal factors such as orbital variations, plate tectonics, volcanic eruptions, CO₂ variations and El Niño. The results of paleoclimatic modeling are also discussed. Spring of odd years. Prerequisite(s): MT 2110, (PH 2130 or PH 2410), and (MA 2490 or MA 2550); Junior status. (INCO)

*All course information is from the 2016-2017 Catalog.