ENVIRON 105 - Our Changing Atmosphere
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Program in the Environment (ENVIRON)
Department: LSA Environment
Requirements & Distribution:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
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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.

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Intended Audience:

Non-science majors.

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ENVIRON 105 - Our Changing Atmosphere
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001 (LEC)
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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ISBN: 1107480671
Introduction to Modern Climate Change, Author: Andrew Dessler, Publisher: Cambridge University Press SECOND
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