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ATMO.5080 The Climate System (Formerly 85.508)

Id: 033556 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3


The main elements of the Climate System are the atmosphere, ocean, biosphere, land surface, and the cryosphere; the primary input of energy is from the Sun. This course examines these elements, the ways in which they interact and how they can be modeled. The Global Energy Budget is examined and both natural and human-caused climate change are considered.

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