An e-learning course to learn about the science of climate change, simple climate models, natural factors and human activities that influence climate, and options to mitigate climate change.
Students will perform exercises and activities to model the greenhouse effect, various feedback mechanisms that influence climate, the carbon cycle, impacts of current CO2 emission levels, and mitigation strategies for climate change.
|Global Warming I: The Science and Modeling of Climate Change
|Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences
|Topic(s) in Discipline
|Climate Change Overview, Earth’s Climate, Carbon Cycle, Carbon Emissions
|Introduction to Climate Change, Climate and the Atmosphere, Long-term Feedback Mechanisms, Climate Variability Record, Greenhouse Effect
|Type of tool
|David Archer, The University of Chicago