CLIM 690 Course Work

Homework and Exams

Class grade will be based on
homework (20%)
mid-term (20%)
project (30%)
final (30%)
Homework will consist of in-class presentations of papers and 2 problem sets. Project will consist of either a report, based on a literature review, on a specific topic in climate change, or an analysis of model or observational data related to climate change.

Final is scheduled for Thu 10 May 16:30-19:15

Useful Reading

Required Text

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Assessment Report 4: Climate Change 2007 Working Group I Report "The Physical Science Basis". Available online and from Cambridge University Press.

Other Relevant Texts

Hartmann, D. L., 1994: Global Physical Climatology, Academic Press.
Houghton, J., 2009: Global Warming, The Complete Briefing, Cambridge University Press.
Peixoto, J. P., and A. H. Oort, 1992: Physics of Climate, American Institute of Physics.
Tenberth, K. E. (ed.), 1992: Climate System Modeling, Cambridge University Press.
IPCC Assessment Report 4: Climate Change 2007 Working Group II Report "Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability".
IPCC Assessment Report 4: Climate Change 2007 Working Group II Report "Mitigation of Climate change".

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Last modified: 17 Jan 2012