Learning Pathways - Climate Change Science


This pathway is concentrated on understanding the biophysical nature of the climate system, and the biological and physical ramifications of climate change. This is done by focusing on the exchanges of energy and mass through the atmosphere, geosphere, cryosphere and biosphere. An appreciation is developed for the disparate temporal and spatial scales of these interactions as well as feedbacks within and between different components of the Earth system


Nate Brunsell, Geography and Atmospheric Science - Lead Faculty Member, Climate Change Science

Dave Braaten, Geography and Atmospheric Science
Greg Cushman, History
David Fowle, Geology
David Mechem, Geography and Atmospheric Science
David Rahn, Geography and Atmospheric Science
Leigh Stearns, Geology
Cornelius van der Veen, Geography and Atmospheric Science
Joy Ward, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology


Suggested Courses

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Typically Offered Every Two Years


Typically Offered Less Than Every Two Years



PLEASE NOTE: If you are interested in enrolling in one of the courses listed above, remember to check the Schedule of Classes or contact the offering department (e.g., Geography & Atmospheric Science) to verify that the course will be offered during the semester in which you plan to enroll in the course.

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