AOSS 105 - Our Changing Atmosphere
Section: 001
Term: FA 2012
Subject: Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences (AOSS)
Department: CoE Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Waitlist Capacity:
100
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

The greenhouse effect, stratospheric ozone depletion, the polar ozone holes, and urban smog are discussed from a scientific perspective using the latest information. Human-induced change in atmospheric composition is a primary vehicle for Global Change. These changes can affect atmospheric motions, including jet streams, fronts and violent storms. The atmosphere interacts with all other components of the environment: the oceans, the geosphere (solid earth), the biosphere (living plants and animals), and the cryosphere (glaciers and ice-caps). These interactions and "feedback mechanisms" are a central theme of this course.

Course Requirements:

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Intended Audience:

Non-science concentrators.

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AOSS 105 - Our Changing Atmosphere
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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ISBN: 0521407443
The climate crisis : an introductory guide to climate change, Author: Archer, David, 1960-, Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2010
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