- Professor: Eli Tziperman
- Term: Spring
- Days: T, Th
- Time: 1:30-2:45
- School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
- Course ID: 119890
- Subject Area: Earth and Planetary Sciences
The course covers climate dynamics and climate variability phenomena and mechanisms, and provides hands-on experience running and analyzing climate models, as well as using dynamical system theory tools. Among the subjects covered: energy balance and greenhouse effect, El Nino, thermohaline circulation, abrupt climate change, millennial variability (DO and Heinrich events), glacial-interglacial cycles, the ocean carbonate system and CO2 changes, warm past and future climates, and more.
Prerequisite: Background in geophysical fluid dynamics or permission of instructor.